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Friday, August 23 • 12:20pm - 12:55pm
KernelShark 1.0 is Here; What Does that Mean? - Steven Rostedt, VMware*

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KernelShark is an Open Source front end GUI for Ftrace, the official tracer of the Linux kernel. It was started in 2009 by Steven Rostedt and written in GTK. It was Steven's "idle task" where he worked on it only when he had time. It was useful, but not fully featured. It has since been completely rewritten in Qt by Yordan Karadzhov, with the guidance from Steven. Now it is a fully functional tool, which is much faster and much more featureful than the original. KernelShark never made it to 1.0 until now. Come to the talk and see what all the hype is about. See a live demo and even get a glimpse into what is coming in KernelShark 2.0.

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Steven Rostedt

Software engineer, Google
Steven Rostedt currently works for Google on the ChromeOS baseOS performance team. He is the main developer and maintainer for ftrace, the official tracer of the Linux kernel, as well as the user space tools and libraries that interact with the Linux tracing interface. Steven is also... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2019 12:20pm - 12:55pm PDT
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