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Wednesday, August 24 • 4:35pm - 5:25pm
trace-cmd virt-server: A Status Update - Steven Rostedt, Red Hat

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trace-cmd is a front end user space tool to interact with ftrace, the official tracing infrastructure of the Linux Kernel. Ftrace allows one to see inside their kernel to examine what exactly is happening under the covers. With the focus on virtual machines, the interaction between host and guest needs more work on the tracing front. A new option is being developed in the trace-cmd tool suite to allow for admins to view the events that happen between host and guest. This will allow one to see events as they occur in the host and how those events affect the guest. The work is still in progress, which allows the audience of this talk to have their say in how the final product will end up.

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Steven Rostedt

Open Source Programmer, VMware
Steven Rostedt is one of the original developers of the Real Time (PREEMPT_RT) patch. He currently maintains the v4.14-rt stable branch. Steven has been an active Linux kernel developer since 1998 where he converted the TCP/IP stack from a send/ack stack to a credit/nack stack for... Read More →


Wednesday August 24, 2016 4:35pm - 5:25pm
Pier 5

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