Copyright © 2005 Richard McDougall & James Mauro
USENIX '05 – Anaheim, Ca.
This tutorial is copyright © 2005 by Richard McDougall and James Mauro. It may not be used in whole or part for commercial purposes
without the express written consent of Richard McDougall and James Mauro
About The Instructors
Richard McDougall is a Distinguished Engineer in the Performance and Availability Engineering group at Sun
Microsystems, where he focuses on large systems architecture, performance, measurement and observability. Richard's
interests and expertise include the development of tools for measuring and
Jim Mauro is a Senior Staff Engineer in the Performance and Availability
Engineering group at Sun Microsystems, where he focuses on availability
benchmarking and system performance tuning. Jim's past efforts include
developing a framework for measuring system availability, individual
availability benchmarks, improving SunCluster availability and
establishing company-wide metrics for assessing system availability.
Richard and Jim authored Solaris Internals:
Core Ker nel Arch itecture,
Prentice Hall, 2001. ISBN 0 -13-02249 6-0
Sizing Solaris systems. Among his numerous contributions, Richard
designed and implemented numerous enhancements to the Solaris
kernel virtual memory subsystem, and file system IO layer.