CHAPTER 9Innovative OpenSolaris Features

Code that has been honed sharp with decades of diligence by scientists and engineers will now be open to both industry and individuals...Open to the teacher. Open to the student. Every serious scientist or engineer will want to stand on the shoulder of this giant. OpenSolaris is the cure for the common computer.

—Dennis Clarke, Director, Blastwave

In the previous chapters, we covered much of the basics of installing and configuring OpenSolaris and using its unique features to develop AMP stack-based web applications. But there is so much more to explore. In this chapter, we'll introduce you to the DTrace observability tool for monitoring and discovering application and OS behavior. Then we'll wrap up ...

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