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DevConf.in 2018 is the second free annual community conference sponsored by Red Hat for Developers, System admins, DevOps engineers, Testers, Documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies. It is a platform for the local FOSS community participants to come together and engage in the knowledge sharing through technical talks, workshops, panel discussions, hackathons and such activities.

When: August 4-5, 2018

Venue: Christ University - Bengaluru, India

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Saturday, August 4 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Linux tracing tools

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Are you a system admin who likes to dig deep and find performance issues? Are you a system programmer who writes and debugs code every day? This session will help you learn about the next generation debugging/tracing tools and frameworks, mainly Perf and eBPF, and how you can benefit from using them for your daily work.

Since the complexity of systems is ever-growing, we need advanced tools to identify and troubleshoot problems quickly. The session will help you find out...
 * Hot functions in your application
 * Function call count and callchains
 * Argument and variable value at a particular line of code
 * Get these stats without re-compiling
 * And much more

We will also walk you through some hands-on exercises for a better understanding.

Speakers
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Ravi Bangoria

Linux Development Engineer, IBM
At IBM, Ravi works on next generation Linux tracing tools, mainly the Perf infrastructure. His day-to-day job is to make Linux tracing infrastructure better by adding new features to it, fixing bugs and sending patches upstream.
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Sandipan Das

Systems Programmer, IBM
Sandipan currently works at Linux Technology Center, IBM where his primary focus is on Linux tracing tools and frameworks. As side projects, he also works on some architectural emulation and simulation tools.


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