Everyday DTrace on OSX: A Guide to Using DTrace for Your Full Application Stack

Scott Barron (EdgeCase), Chad Humphries (Relevance, Inc.)
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Location: Portland Ballroom 253
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In this talk we will go through a full example rails stack examining how DTrace can be used to examine file system reads, database access, rails, and others.

The purpose of the talk is to give the attendees a good day-to-day guide on how to use DTrace on OSX Leopard to do these things.

Scott Barron

EdgeCase

Scott Barron was set to swear off computers forever and become a plumber when Rails was released. He immediately found salvation in the warm embrace of Ruby and has never looked back.

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Chad Humphries

Relevance, Inc.

Chad currently spends his time as a partner and founder with EdgeCase, LLC in Columbus Ohio. Prior to to EdgeCase he worked in .NET and Java with Fortune 500 companies to help them evaluate and implement open-source technologies.

Chad now works heavily in the Ruby open-source community on projects such as RSpec, RubyFurnance, and others.

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