Open Source Systems Performance

There is an important and untold story about open source and systems performance, which I’m uniquely positioned to tell. I presented it at OSCON earlier this year, which was the perfect venue. My talk, Open Source Systems Performance, was a play in three acts: Act 1. Before Open Source Act 2. Open Source Act 3. [...]

Posted on October 20, 2013 at 12:17 pm by Brendan Gregg · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Linux Performance Analysis and Tools

At the Southern California Linux Expo earlier this year (SCaLE 11x) I presented a talk on Linux Performance Analysis and Tools. It’s a great conference, and I was happy to be back. My talk provided an overview of over twenty performance tools, and I described the problems they solve. At the end of the talk, [...]

Posted on June 8, 2013 at 11:27 am by Brendan Gregg · Permalink · 4 Comments
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zfsday: ZFS Performance Analysis and Tools

At zfsday 2012, I gave a talk on ZFS performance analysis and tools, discussing the role of old and new observability tools for investigating ZFS, including many based on DTrace. This was a fun talk – probably my best so far – spanning performance analysis from the application level down through the kernel and to [...]

Posted on December 29, 2012 at 5:04 pm by Brendan Gregg · Permalink · Comments Closed
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