Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 19th Dec 2005 02:58 UTC, submitted by tpenta
Linux Adam Leventhal (one of the DTrace developers) was in volved in making DTrace work for BrandZ. He's written a blog entry on using this combination to have a look at the "top issue" (why is it that whenever you run top, the top process is top?). The blog entry shows how using DTrace and OpenSolaris (the only way that you can currently d BrandZ), can be of benefit to Linux.
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Good news.
by SEJeff on Mon 19th Dec 2005 14:20 UTC
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2005-11-05

This is actually still a win for the Open Source community. Even though a Linux binary emulated on Solaris will not run completely native, dtrace will still allow software engineers to find bottlenecks in code.

Until systemtap ( http://sourceware.org/systemtap/ ) is featurecomplete and integrated into the mainline kernel, something like this is very useful

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