DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework for the Solaris Operating Environment.

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DTrace to trap any chmod applied to certain files

Underneath the Mac OS X directory /audit I have certain files which users can access and chmod to their liking. I need to audit any chmod done on any files by recording the time, user and file being ...
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Are there awk versions that provide syntax for computing aggregations?

From time to time I find myself writing awk scripts that compute some simple statistics. For example computing a histogram, the average of a value, the standard deviation or even the variance ... ...
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Measure disk IO latencies of a running process

I'm trying to measure the disk IO latencies of a running process to make a histogram. I could do this with DTrace in operating systems that provide it (e.g. as in this Joyent paper), but my ...
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Java process, swap (/proc Solaris10) memory highly utilized

How can I analyze high swap memory utilization of Solaris 10 for Java processes?
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How to Dtrace a newly added function to the Kernel [closed]

I'm on Solaris 11. I'm writing various functions which will sit in different places in kernel. I need to watch the value of their internal variables for debugging purposes. For instance, the following ...
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Uprobes Status on the present linux kernel

I know uprobes was introduced on kernel 3.5 has it survived or is it dropped, is it still available on kernel 4.x