I want to show the parallel kernel status within a notebook, and not in the separate Parallel Kernel Status window.

How can I programmatically access the Performance Measurements data shown in the Status window?

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  • $\begingroup$ I edited your post to make it easier to understand. Please review my edits. $\endgroup$ – Szabolcs Dec 15 '16 at 8:15
  • $\begingroup$ Are you simply looking for Parallel`Developer`KernelStatus[] (try it) or do you want to get the actual numbers? $\endgroup$ – Szabolcs Dec 15 '16 at 8:15
  • $\begingroup$ Wow!! The problem is solved easily this way !! Thank you. $\endgroup$ – user21427 Dec 15 '16 at 8:20

To show the status inline within a notebook (and not a separate window), first trigger loading the parallel tools:


The evaluate


If you need to know how each column in this table is computed, take a look at



It is in fact TimeUsed that's being reported.

Spelunking reference:

  • NotebookOpen@FindFile["Parallel`Status`"]

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