This chapter contains musings about the current state of Linux performance tools, what still needs to improved, and why Linux is currently a great platform to do performance investigation.
After reading this chapter, you should be able to
Understand the holes in the Linux performance toolbox, and understand some of the ideal solutions
Understand the benefits of Linux as a platform for performance investigation
This book tours the current Linux performance tools, how to use them individually, and how to use them together to solve performance problems. As with every aspect of Linux, these performance tools are constantly evolving, so when investigating a problem, it is always a good ...