Tuning suggestions for high-core-count Linux servers

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Fri Jun 2 12:12:53 UTC 2017

On 02/06/17 08:12, Browne, Stuart wrote:
> Just some interesting investigation results. One of the URL's Matthew
> Ian Eis linked to talked about using a tool called 'perf'. For the
> hell of it, I gave it a shot.

perf is super-powerful.

On a sufficiently recent kernel you can also do interesting things with 
the enhanced eBPF-based tracing - see:


...but those are not going to be usable on a RH7 kernel I believe :o(

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