Mark Allen

Using DTrace on Your Application Code

Date: This event took place live on June 27 2013

Presented by: Mark Allen

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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In this hands-on webcast we'll talk about applying the open source dynamic tracing (DTrace) facility available in Solaris (and friends), Mac OS X, and FreeBSD to python. We will learn about what DTrace is, how it works and a little bit about its powerful scripting language "d". We will also talk about DTrace support in Python itself. Then we will demonstrate using DTrace on a running python application to profile performance and application behavior.

About Mark Allen

Mark Allen has over 10 years of experience as a software developer, system administrator and security architect. He has given presentations to hundreds of peer developers at his $dayjob and at venues like OSCON, Frozen Perl workshop, YAPC::NA, Pittsburgh Perl workshop and others.

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