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The Register: Sun Delivers Unix Shocker with DTrace

Jul 09, 2004, 20:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

"Try to imagine a geeky version of famed salesman Ron Popeil. Keep Popeil's exuberance, keep his pitchman savvy and keep his verbal overflow. Then erase his age, sturdy frame and Ronco Food Dehydrator and replace all this with a young, lanky kernel engineer hawking something called DTrace, and you have Bryan Cantrill.

"Cantrill is one of three Sun Microsystems Solaris engineers who developed DTrace over the course of several years. As far as we can tell, he is the most energetic member of the bunch..."

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