Accelerated Linux Core Dump Analysis, Second Edition

The full transcript of Software Diagnostics Services training. Learn how to analyze Linux process and kernel crashes and hangs, navigate through core memory dump space and diagnose corruption, memory leaks, CPU spikes, blocked threads, deadlocks, wait chains, and much more. This training uses a unique and innovative pattern-oriented diagnostic analysis approach to speed up the learning curve. The training consists of 30 practical step-by-step exercises using GDB and WinDbg debuggers highlighting almost 40 memory analysis patterns diagnosed in 64-bit core memory dumps from x64 and ARM64 platforms. The training also includes source code of modeling applications, a catalog of relevant patterns from Software Diagnostics Institute, and an overview of relevant similarities and differences between Windows and Linux memory dump analysis useful for engineers with Wintel background. In addition to the fully revised x64 Linux process dump analysis exercises using GDB, the second edition now includes x64 Linux kernel core dump analysis using crash tool and ARM64 Linux process dump analysis using WinDbg. The new edition also includes a Q&A section from the latest training sessions.

  • Title: Accelerated Linux Core Dump Analysis: Training Course Transcript with GDB and WinDbg Practice Exercises, Second Edition
  • Authors: Dmitry Vostokov, Software Diagnostics Services
  • Publisher: OpenTask (January 2022)
  • Language: English
  • PDF or Paperback: 418 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-1912636075

Table of Contents
Slides from the training

The training course also includes recording of one of the previous training sessions, Practical Foundations of Linux Debugging, Disassembling, Reversing and Practical Foundations of ARM64 Linux Debugging, Disassembling, Reversing books.

When you purchase the PDF or printed books, you additionally get free named Software Diagnostics Library membership with access to more than 370 cross-referenced patterns of memory dump analysis, their classification, and more than 70 case studies.

The printed paperback course version also includes printed Practical Foundations books and trackable shipping to most countries of North America and Europe. If your country trackable shipping is expensive you will be contacted with additional payment information. The order is shipped in 5 working days. The full-color Accelerated book will be personalized with a unique CID with the possibility to print a name on a full-color awareness study certificate as a first book page.

There is an option to buy 14 volumes of Memory Dump Analysis Anthology in PDF format together with the course.

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