Solaris 10[TM]: A Quick Introduction to Dtrace (Doc ID 1006020.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

OpenSolaris Operating System - Version 2008.05 and later
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
All Platforms

Goal

A Quick Introduction to the Solaris(TM) Dynamic Tracing Framework (a.k.a
DTrace).

If you have ever tried to understand the behavior of a Solaris system, and I suspect that that is most of the readership, then a new technology is emerging that will change your life forever! DTrace is a major new subsystem which has been integrated into Solaris[TM] 10, and changes the way in which we observe Solaris. DTrace is already of proven benefit to customers, application and kernel developers so if this includes you then read on ..

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