Archive for December, 2007

Announcing dtrace.conf

We on Team DTrace have realized that with so much going on in the world of DTrace — ports to new systems, providers for new languages and development of new DTrace-based tools — the time is long overdue for a DTrace summit of sorts. So I’m very pleased to announce our first-ever DTrace (un)conference: dtrace.conf(08), [...]

Posted on December 18, 2007 at 10:39 am by bmc · Permalink · 4 Comments
In: Solaris

Boom/bust cycles

Growing up, I was sensitive to the boom/bust cycles endemic in particular industries: my grandfather was a petroleum engineer, and he saw the largest project of his career cancelled during the oil bust in the mid-1980s.[1] And growing up in Colorado, I saw not only the destruction wrought by the oil bust (1987 was very [...]

Posted on December 5, 2007 at 7:44 am by bmc · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Solaris