Understanding Performance with DTrace: A Case Study
Sep 14, 2016
Adam Leventhal introduces DTrace, using a case study to solve a performance problem. Note: contains strong language.
Real-Time Java for Latency Critical Banking Applications
Oct 22, 2008
In this presentation from QCon London 2008, Bertrand Delsart discusses real-time (RT) computing requirements in banking, RT Java history, priority semantics, RT APIs, Determinism and NoHeapRealtimeThreads, RT Garbage Collection, soft vs. hard RT, deadline miss handlers, event-driven requests with deadlines, reducing context switches, and benefits of RT Java and the RT Garbage collector.
Book Review: DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD
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.