Translating existing DTrace scripts into SystemTap scripts

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If you are familiar with DTrace and have existing DTrace scripts to diagnose performance problems, it is not difficult to translate those existing DTrace into equivalent SystemTap scripts. The ouline of the process is:

  • Adapt command-line, options, and file name
  • Match up DTrace providers to SystemTap probe points
  • Map the Dtrace built-in variable into Systemtap con...

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