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Why Linux People Lust After Dtrace

May 18, 2007, 06:00 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Stewart)

"Back in 2002, I was managing the team that worked with Oracle on the engineering side. This was when they were transitioning from developing the database on Solaris to Linux, and we were helping them with this transition. Of the various requests their devs made, one of the first was 'when can we get DTrace on Linux?'

"I was a bit confused, since I had never heard of DTrace...!"

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