Advanced Linux Performance Monitoring With eBPF

Recent kernel versions (4.5+, Ubuntu 16.4) allow a fundamentally new way of instrumenting operating systems. Instead of reading data from /proc, a large variety of kernel events can be traced and aggregated inside the kernel with eBPF. In the talk we will give a short overview of how to collect, store, and analyse high frequency events like IO-latencies and syscall counts, scheduling latencies, etc. with a monitoring system.



Heinrich Hartmann

Heinrich Hartmann is the Analytics Lead at Circonus. He is driving the development of analytics methods that transform monitoring data into actionable information as part of the Circonus monitoring ...