Tracing track

Friday, November 4, 2016 from 2:004:59pm
Sweeney AB

The Linux Plumbers 2016 Tracing track is focusing on the various tracing infrastructures in Linux today and how various people and companies use them.

Microconference Leaders

Josef Bacik, Alexei Starovoitov

Proposals for this track

* Improving BCC tracing for the Linux Kernel with LLVM IR

Discuss and learn about the way BCC uses clang's rewrite functionality to create valid bpf programs, and how to improve support to create a better tracer.
Tracing 09/07/2016
Brenden Blanco

* Integration of trace buffering and aggregation tools

Discussion on use-cases facilitated by combining trace buffering (e.g. Ftrace, Perf, LTTng) and live aggregation (e.g. eBPF, SystemTAP) technologies.
Tracing 07/21/2016
Mathieu Desnoyers

* Kernelscope: Live debugging at scale

This talk will cover kernelscope, a tool we use inside of Facebook to debug complex problems.
Tracing 05/11/2016
Josef Bacik

* Remote server for tracing

Adding a trace-cmd server for guests and remote machines
Tracing 07/28/2016
Steven Rostedt

* User Space Dynamic Tracing

New approach to fast user space tracing with a help of the kernel
Tracing 09/05/2016
Alexei Starovoitov