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Systems Performance: available now

My new book Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud is shipping now from your favorite online book supplier (informIT, amazon). Thanks to those who have ordered a copy! I’ve already received feedback from people finding it useful, which is really gratifying. For an intro to the book, see my previous blog post about it. I’ve [...]

Posted on October 28, 2013 at 3:57 pm by Brendan Gregg · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: book, performance

Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud

Systems performance analysis is an important skill for all computer users, whether you’re trying to understand why your laptop is slow, or optimizing the performance of a large-scale production environment. It is the study of both operating system (kernel) and application performance, but can also lead to more specialized performance topics, for specific languages or [...]

Posted on June 21, 2013 at 2:44 pm by Brendan Gregg · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: book, Cloud, enterprise, illumos, Linux, methodology, performance, smartos

DTrace Book short videos

The DTrace book was launched earlier this year, and I just filmed a couple of new short videos about it. Here are:
DTrace book Introduction

DTrace book and Solaris 11

You may also like to see some of the other videos I’ve had filmed in the pas…

Posted on October 2, 2011 at 5:27 pm by Brendan Gregg · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: book, DTrace, Solaris, video