Everyday DTrace on OSX: A Guide to Using DTrace for Your Full Application Stack
Location: Portland Ballroom 253 Audience level: Intermediate
In this talk we will go through a full example rails stack examining how DTrace can be used to examine file system reads, database access, rails, and others.
The purpose of the talk is to give the attendees a good day-to-day guide on how to use DTrace on OSX Leopard to do these things.
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Scott Barron was set to swear off computers forever and become a plumber when Rails was released. He immediately found salvation in the warm embrace of Ruby and has never looked back.
Chad currently spends his time as a partner and founder with EdgeCase, LLC in Columbus Ohio. Prior to to EdgeCase he worked in .NET and Java with Fortune 500 companies to help them evaluate and implement open-source technologies.
Chad now works heavily in the Ruby open-source community on projects such as RSpec, RubyFurnance, and others.