What is eBPF and why is it called a superpower in Linux?

What is eBPF and why is it called a superpower in Linux?

BPF also known as Berkeley Packet Filters was introduced first in 1992 by Steven McCanne and Van Jacobson in their paper The BSD packet filter: A New architecture for user-level packet capture. In this paper, they presented about BPF architecture and how it interfaced with the rest of the system and a new mechanism for

strace: See what system calls kernel is executing.

In linux environment when you run any piece of code, any application or software. The piece of code actually maps to the some set of instructions in kernel level. To see those instructions that are being executed for that piece of code we can use this tool called strace. We will see what system calls

Why to use process instead of threads in python?

Python: Increasing performance of your code: For vs Map

In this performance of programming language article we are going to talk about some small tips which will help you in Increasing performance of your python code. Lookup for function is costly. Lets say we have to write a loop which will run till the length and calls upper on each string. alist = [‘a’,’b’,’c’] for item

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