Downloading profile data

To download the profile displayed in the flame graph, click Download .

Profiler uses the following naming convention for the downloaded file:

profiler_[SERVICE_NAME]_[PROFILE_TYPE]_[FROM_DATE]_[TO_DATE]_[ZONE]_[VERSION].pb.gz

In this expression:

  • SERVICE_NAME contains your Service selection
  • PROFILE_TYPE contains your Profile type selection
  • FROM_DATE and TO_DATE contains your time-range specifications
  • ZONE contains your Zone selection
  • VERSION contains your Version selection

Example: profiler_docdemo-service_HEAP_2018-04-22T20_25_31Z_2018-05-22T20_25_31Z_us-east1-c.pb.gz

To read the downloaded file, which is written in the serialized protocol buffer (.pb) format, use the open source pprof tool.

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