Lightweight, High-Resolution Monitoring for Troubleshooting Production Systems

@inproceedings{Bhatia2008LightweightHM,
  title={Lightweight, High-Resolution Monitoring for Troubleshooting Production Systems},
  author={Sapan Bhatia and Abhishek Kumar and Marc E. Fiuczynski and Larry L. Peterson},
  booktitle={OSDI},
  year={2008}
}
Production systems are commonly plagued by intermittent problems that are difficult to diagnose. This paper describes a new diagnostic tool, called Chopstix, that continuously collects profiles of low-level OS events (e.g., scheduling, L2 cache misses, CPU utilization, I/O operations, page allocation, locking) at the granularity of executables, procedures and instructions. Chopstix then reconstructs these events offline for analysis. We have used Chopstix to diagnose several elusive problems in… CONTINUE READING
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