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DTrace is a dynamic tracing framework included in Mac OS X Leopard, this presentation gives a brief overview of DTrace.

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  2. 2. DTRACE Dynamic Tracing Framework for Mac OS X
  3. 3. Overview Dynamic Tracing Framework for Mac OS X Included in Leopard Originally developed by Sun Microsystems as part of OpenSolaris, and is open source software Provides answers to arbitrary questions about the behaviour of applications and the operating system
  4. 4. “DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework for Solaris (Mac OS X). DTrace provides a powerful infrastructure to permit administrators, developers, and service personnel to concisely answer arbitrary questions about the behavior of the operating system and user programs.” Sun Microsystems, The Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) Guide