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Implementing Dstat with Performance Co-Pilot

Feb 20, 2019, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lukas Berk)

Dstat is a beloved tool by many, and a staple when diagnosing system performance issues. However, the original dstat is no longer actively developed. This poses an immediate problem for distributions like Fedora moving to a Python 3 stack, as it lacks a Python 3 implementation (both the tool itself, and its many plugins). It is also problematic in that the plugin system was relatively simplistic and in need of a significant redesign and rewrite to add new desired features.

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