DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework. It provides a powerful infrastructure to enable administrators, developers, and service personnel to concisely answer arbitrary questions about the behavior applications at runtime. DTrace can be used to observe applications written in Java, C, C++ PHP Ruby, Python and much more.
This Hands-on Lab has something for everyone. It will including DTrace fundamentals for those that are new to it. We will learn how to use DTrace to observe scripting languages. A typical AMP stack application will be observed and optimized. For experienced DTrace users, it discusses creating user-land statically defined tracing (USDT) probes in Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE platform) release 7.0 applications. For the superadvanced, the presentation covers using the Java technology-based and C APIs for DTrace.
NOTE: Those who plan on attending this tutorial will find prerequisite information and resources here.
Angelo Rajadurai is a senior engineer in the ISV engineering organization within Sun’s Market Development. Angelo started with Sun over 15 years ago, working in the Solaris x86 engineering team, followed by working with several of Sun’s large software and technology partners on variois Solaris engineering and optimization projects. He has presented Solaris & related technologies to developer audiences worldwide. He is currently a Sr. Web Architect for Emerging Markets and communities.
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