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Book: Accelerated Linux Core Dump Analysis

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The full transcript of Software Diagnostics Services training with 13 step-by-step exercises.

Learn how to analyse Linux process crashes and hangs, navigate through process core memory dump space and diagnose corruption, memory leaks, CPU spikes, blocked threads, deadlocks, wait chains, and much more. We use a unique and innovative pattern-oriented diagnostic analysis approach to speed up the learning curve. The training consists of practical step-by-step exercises using GDB debugger highlighting more than 25 memory analysis patterns diagnosed in 64-bit process core memory dumps. The training also includes source code of modelling applications, a catalogue of relevant patterns from Software Diagnostics Institute, and an overview of relevant similarities and differences between Windows and Linux user space memory dump analysis useful for engineers with Wintel background.

  • Title: Accelerated Linux Core Dump Analysis: Training Course Transcript with GDB Practice Exercises
  • Authors: Dmitry Vostokov, Software Diagnostics Services
  • Publisher: OpenTask (December 2015)
  • Language: English
  • PDF: 228 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908043979

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When you purchase the PDF book you additionally get free named Software Diagnostics Library membership with access to more than 300 cross-referenced patterns of memory dump analysis, their classification, and more than 70 case studies. There is an option to buy 9 volumes of Memory Dump Analysis Anthology in PDF format (retail price $170) together with the course.

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