Accelerated Linux Core Dump Analysis

The full transcript of Software Diagnostics Services training. Learn how to analyze 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. This book uses a unique and innovative pattern-oriented diagnostic analysis approach to speed up the learning curve. The training consists of 13 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 modeling applications, a catalog 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 + EPUB: 228 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-1908043979

Table of Contents

Slides from the training

From the 6th of January 2021, the training course also includes Practical Foundations of Linux Debugging, Disassembling, Reversing PDF book.

There is an option to buy 13 volumes of Memory Dump Analysis Anthology in PDF format together with the course.

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