• IBM's Swift on the Server

    by Alex Blewitt on  Apr 09, 2016

    Since Swift's open-source release, IBM has been working on the project and providing libdispatch on Linux, as well as providing a Swift web-based runtime and a managed catalog of Swift projects. InfoQ spoke to Chris Bailey and Patrick Bohrer, who presented at QCon London 2016, and asked them where they see Swift going in the future.

  • Book Review: DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD

    by Alex Blewitt on  Aug 03, 2011

    This book is written by Brendan Gregg and Jim Mauro, both expert users in DTrace and the Solaris Internals from Prentice Hall. It covers the key features of the DTrace environment, the D language that is used to write the scripts used to provide answers to questions regarding the performance of the system under question.