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Feb 11 - BPFTrace - Finally Dtrace Replacement for Linux

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Topic: BPFTrace - Finally Dtrace Replacement for Linux
Presenter: Peter Zaitsev
When: Thursday, 11 February 2021 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm
Where: Online, Jitsi
Parking: Virtual
Map: Video: Will Not be Recorded
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Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/trilug/events/275495240/

Summary

While eBPF was included in Linux kernel for quite a few years, we lacked a good "frontend" to complete Dtrace functionality in the Linux ecosystem. In this presentation, we will look into BPFTrace as a capable Dtrace replacement. We will also show how you can develop your own tools and utilities using BPFTrace as well as how you can use the tools from BPFTrace collection to get great insights into Linux Operations.

Bio

Peter Zaitsev is CEO and co-founder of Percona. As one of the foremost experts on MySQL strategy and optimization, Peter leveraged both his technical vision and entrepreneurial skills to grow Percona from a two-person shop to one of the most respected open source companies in the business. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science. Peter is a co-author of High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, and Replication, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter frequently speaks as an expert lecturer at Open Source Databases and related conferences. He has also been tapped as a contributor to Fortune and DZone.

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