Archive for August, 2006

DTrace on AIX?

So IBM has been on the warpath recently against OpenSolaris, culminating with their accusation yesterday that OpenSolaris is a “facade.” This is so obviously untrue that it’s not even worth refuting in detail. In fact, being the father of a toddler, I would liken IBM’s latest outburst to something of a temper tantrum — and [...]

Posted on August 17, 2006 at 12:08 pm by bmc · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Solaris

DTrace on Mac OS X!

From WWDC here in San Francisco: Apple has just announced support for DTrace in Leopard, the upcoming release of Mac OS X! Often (or even usually?) announcements at conferences are more vapor than ware. In this case, though, Apple is being quite modest: they have done a tremendous amount of engineering work to bring DTrace [...]

Posted on August 7, 2006 at 9:05 pm by bmc · Permalink · 10 Comments
In: Solaris