News 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

Hiveminds Magazine: Using numbers in PHP function names

The Bakery: Eight New Articles, Components, Tutorials Posted

PHPPro.org: SQL Intro, Reciprocal Links & Finding Links with DOM

Chris Jones: Tracing Silex from PHP to the OS with DTrace

Carson McDonald's Blog: Google OAuth for Installed Apps PHP Example


Community Events





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


api unittest introduction interview library application series threedevsandamaybe laravel release configure list bugfix podcast developer language install community code wordpress

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