trying out dtrace (on Linux)

“One of the things we talked about at Oracle Openworld, last
week, was Dtrace for Oracle Linux. There’s not been much
information on it yet so I wanted to write up what you need to do
to give it a go.

We released a preview of Dtrace and we will provide updates as
we include new features on an ongoing basis. The biggest project to
implement is userspace tracing and many side projects to include
and enhance various Dtrace providers in kernel. So it’s not all
there yet but it is going to continuously be enhanced with new