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Understanding Performance with DTrace: A Case Study



Adam Leventhal introduces DTrace, using a case study to solve a performance problem. Note: contains strong language.


Adam Leventhal was most recently CTO of Delphix where he led the product and development team building out their Data-as-a-Service offerings. He started his career in the Solaris Kernel Group where he co-authored DTrace. In 2006 Adam founded the team that built the ZFS Storage Appliance at Sun and Oracle where he focused on flash, then an emerging storage tier.

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Chariot Solutions is a software development consulting firm. We build and integrate the critical software applications that run our clients’ businesses. We are successful because we attract the most talented and collaborative software architects in the region. They are leaders in Java, open source and emerging technologies. We work in small, agile teams. We solve hard problems with a practical approach centered on communication, common sense and continual learning. We believe it is important to give back to our community through shared learning.

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Sep 14, 2016