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Tuesday, October 4 • 16:50 - 17:40
Application Profiling and Tuning – Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Tweak - Igor Ljubuncic, Rackspace

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Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C. Clarke, Clarke’s Third Law Problem solving and troubleshooting is an art. An art of science. Most people have some knowledge and intuition around problem solving, but very few have the right methodologies and tools to do it right. This lab teaches abstract, scientific methods to profiling applications and improving their behavior, stability and performance – with Linux, of course. Using software from our favorite operating system - strace, lsof, perf, to name a few - you will learn how to detect, isolate, analyse and fix every kind of problem that comes your way. Whether you're facing potato farm crop issues, spaceship performance or just plain-ole IT woes, this lab has it all.

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Igor Ljubuncic

Principal Engineer, Rackspace
Igor Ljubuncic is Principal Engineer with Rackspace. Igor has 12 years of experience in the hi-tech industry, first as a physicist and lately in various engineering roles, with a strong focus on data-driven methodologies. To date, Igor has had 15 patents accepted for filing with the US PTO, 10 books, several open-source projects and numerous articles published in leading technical journals and magazines, and presented at prestigious international... Read More →

Tuesday October 4, 2016 16:50 - 17:40