[Grok-dev] Re: Dtrace and Grok

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Thu Nov 1 11:24:45 EDT 2007

The reason why I asked was because Dtrace is extensively supported on  
the new Macosx 10.5 (Leopard) with a great (looking, anyway...) tool  
for viewing the stats:


And, I believe we are quite a few who are developing on Macosx. I  
think this would make profiling more fun = actually being done... :)  
and it could also potentially provide invaluable stats on a live system.

Read a non-technical description under the sub heading "Dtrace" at  


Mvh Sebastian

1 nov 2007 kl. 16.03 skrev Martijn Faassen:

> Sebastian Ware wrote:
>> Has Dtrace support been considered to simplify profiling of Grok  
>> apps? It could be a very nice feature!
>> Sample from back in the days...
>>   http://blogs.sun.com/smg/date/20050510
> DTrace at least used to be a Sun Solaris-only story. I don't have  
> access to a Solaris box and I think many people don't. :) I think  
> there's been some work done to make this work on Linux, but I don't  
> know how mature it is:
> http://blogs.sun.com/ahl/entry/dtrace_for_linux
> Besides DTrace, here are various profiling tools available for  
> Python and Zope. Unfortunately I'm more familiar with profiling  
> Zope 2 applications than I am profiling in a pure Zope 3  
> environment. Perhaps someone can do some research into what's  
> available and write a short tutorial?
> Regards,
> Martijn
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