News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Experimentalworks Blog:
DTracing PHP
December 22, 2008 @ 15:19:10

On the Experimentalworks blog a recent post looks at using DTrace, the powerful tool to debug and trace problems in an application, with your PHP applications.

Dtrace is really powerful and trying to do an introduction to all it's features is just not possible. Therefore I will just focus on the basics, that are needed to get our stuff working. The basic idea behind Dtrace is that the kernel and userland programs fire probes on a specific location in the kernel or the userland program.

He looks at the structure of a DTrace program as well as a list of probes that you can use to help track down the problem in your application. His "first example" traces the compile time of the app and, when run on the command line, returns the time in seconds.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
dtrace tutorial example compile time structure probe


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Godaddyhostingreview Blog: How to move Magento from Production to Live Server

Anthony Ferrara: Beyond Clean Code

Jani Hartikainen's Blog: Unit testing part 2: Writing and running tests

PHPMaster.com: The Need for Speed: Profiling with XHProf and XHGui

DevShed: Managing Secure Protocol in Apache-Based Websites using PHP


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


language component package framework example code facebook introduction application overview hhvm install release hack opinion podcast composer unittest security symfony2

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework