Archive for December, 2014

DTrace OEL Dynamic Language Support

We built DTrace to solve problems; at the start, the problems we understood best were our own. In the Solaris Kernel Group we started by instrumenting the kernel and system calls, the user/kernel boundary. Early use required detailed knowledge of kernel internals. As DTrace use grew—within the team, in Sun and then beyond—we extended DTrace [...]





Posted on December 27, 2014 at 8:27 pm by ahl · Permalink · One Comment
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Delphix Week of Giving

In the frenzied, insular world of a Silicon Valley startup it can be easy to lose perspective on the broader community in which we live and work. Among the great hackathon projects to come from our bi-annual engineering event was the idea of “Angel Sharks”, a group of volunteers at Delphix who provide opportunities for [...]





Posted on December 24, 2014 at 10:09 pm by ahl · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Delphix