Getting started with SystemTap on Oracle Linux


Oracle Linux kernel engineer Dai Ngo provides an introduction on how to analyse a live Oracle Linux system using SystemTap.IntroductionThere are a wealth of tools available for tracing and debugging the Linux kernel on a live system. These include Kprobes, Ftrace,  trace-cmd, Dtrace, eBPF, SystemTap, crash, gdb, etc. Among these tools, few allow the user to develop and re-use scripts that can filter events and…

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