Oracle Solaris DTrace for System Administrators

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Oracle Solaris DTrace for System Administrators

Description: The Oracle Solaris DTrace for System Administrators course provides students with the ability to use DTrace to diagnose application and system problems. It moves participants from basic topics such as DTrace features and architecture to advanced topics such as using DTrace, creating D Scripts, finding system problems and troubleshooting using Debug DTrace scripts. In addition, included in this course are top 10 useful scripts with a few case studies. This course moves participants to the next level of troubleshooting using DTraceA Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.

Duration: 3 Days

Course Objective:

  • Use DTrace to help debug applications
  • Find System problems with DTrace
  • Troubleshoot DTrace script problem
  • Use DTrace to find the source of intermittent problems
  • Use DTrace to look at the cause of performance problems

Audience:

  • Application Developers
  • Data Center Manager
  • System Administrator
  • System Integrator

Prerequisites:

Topics:

Introduction

    DTrace Fundamentals

    • Describe the features of the Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) facility
    • Describe the DTrace architecture
    • D Programming Language

    Using DTrace

    • Use DTrace to obtain information about system calls
    • Create D scripts that use arguments
    • Describe the DTrace performance monitoring capabilities
    • Examine performance problems using the vminfo provider
    • Examine performance problems using the sysinfo provider
    • Examine performance problems using the io provider

    DTrace Toolkit

    • Describe and use useful DTrace Toolkit scripts and one-liners

    Finding System Problems with DTrace

    • Use DTrace to access kernel variables
    • Use DTrace to obtain information about read calls
    • Use DTrace to perform anonymous tracing
    • Use DTrace to perform speculative tracing
    • Explain the privileges necessary to run DTrace operations

    Troubleshooting DTrace Problems

    • Describe how to lessen the performance impact of DTrace
    • Describe how to use and tune DTrace buffers
    • Debug DTrace scripts

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    • Instructor Led Training
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    Course DateLocationDaysPriceRegister
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