PAPI (Performance Application Programmer’s Interface) is designed to efficiently access the performance hardware counters on modern computer processors. PAPI is  developed at the University of Tennessee’s Innovative Computing Laboratory in the Computer Science Department.




To see what versions of PAPI are available type

module avail papi

To see what other modules are needed, what commands are available and how to get additional help type

module help papi

To use PAPI, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the PAPI module:

module load papi

Be sure you also load any other modules needed, as listed by the module help papi command.