Episode 225: Brendan Gregg on Systems Performance : Software Engineering Radio

Episode 225: Brendan Gregg on Systems Performance by SE-Radio on April 28, 2015

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Brendan Gregg

Senior performance architect and author of Systems Performance Brendan Gregg talks with Robert Blumen about systems performance: how the hardware and OS layers affect application behavior. The discussion covers the scope of systems performance, systems performance in the software life cycle, the role of performance analysis in architecture, methodologies for solving performance problems, dynamic tracing and tracing tools such as DTrace, the disk and file subsystems, the CPU and memory subsystems, and the challenges virtualization poses for performance analysts.

Venue: Skype

Related Links

Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud by Brendan Gregg: http://www.brendangregg.com/sysperfbook.html

DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD (Oracle Solaris Series): http://www.amazon.com/DTrace-Dynamic-Tracing-Solaris-FreeBSD/dp/0132091518

Brendan Gregg’s home page: http://www.brendangregg.com/

Brendan Gregg’s blog: http://www.brendangregg.com/blog/index.html

Brendan Gregg on Twitter: https://twitter.com/brendangregg

Brendan Gregg videos: http://brendangregg.com/index.html#Videos

Brendan Gregg on SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/brendangregg/

Shouting in the Data Center: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDacjrSCeq4&list=PL53645214EDFD773F

The DTrace Project: http://dtrace.org/blogs/

FlameGraph on GitHub: https://github.com/brendangregg/FlameGraph


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