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Why DTrace Is "Basically Magic"

Posted by marinasum on December 10, 2007 at 1:29 PM PST

A November posting titled DTrace for Erlang cites four reasons why that award-winning tool, first released in Sun's Solaris 10 Operating System, has earned so much acclaim. The top reason is that a program requires no compilations for DTrace to work.

Kudos again to the inventors of DTrace at Sun. Effective tools like that promise to benefit the software administration arena for eons.

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