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Linux Networking, Tracing and IO Visor, a New Systems Performance Tool for a Distributed World

Sep 28, 2015, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])

The most important factor for ease of use and flexibility is the ability to dynamically trace the kernel and userspace applications at specific probe points. Dynamic tracing serves two purposes: First, the probes can be inserted as required, and second, we can remove/disable the probes when we are done with the analysis. Thus we can precisely control the overhead of the tracing tool on the system.

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