Bug 31095 - Please add Y axis scale to charts
Summary: Please add Y axis scale to charts
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Profiler
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh All
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Target Milestone: future
Assignee: Jose Miguel Torres
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Reported: 2015-06-14 19:43 UTC by david
Modified: 2017-09-20 23:04 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description david 2015-06-14 19:43:38 UTC
Charts are interesting to look at but have no meaning without a Y axis scale on them.

On the memory profiler, the chart appears to be tracking total memory allocations. As I have said elsewhere, this is not a useful value to track. Please make it track CURRENT memory allocation total by default. I need to know if the app will fit in memory on my devices, not how much memory it uses over time.

On the time profiler, the little sticks in the chart (when you expand the time line) are interesting, but since there's no Y axis scale I can't tell what they are measuring. 

Also, most devices have multi-core CPUs and there seems to be no support for analysing how many cores are in use at any given time. Key questions that I hope to answer are things like: Am I overloading the CPU cores? Have I launched too many threads at once? If this information is being captured, it's not displayed yet in a way that's easy to find.