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ftrace is described as 'Ftrace is an internal tracer designed to find what is going on inside the kernel' and is an app in the development category. There are eight alternatives to ftrace for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, FreeBSD, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Process Monitor, which is free. Other great apps like ftrace are strace, DTrace, ltrace and perf.

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  • Linux

Ftrace is an internal tracer designed to find what is going on inside the kernel.

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    Process Monitor

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    55 alternatives to Process Monitor 

    Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. It combines the features of two legacy Sysinternals utilities, Filemon and Regmon, and adds an extensive list of enhancements including rich and...

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    1.  PortableProcess Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. strace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    14 alternatives to strace 

    strace is a diagnostic, debugging and instructional userspace utility for Linux. It is used to monitor interactions between processes and the Linux kernel, which include system calls, signal deliveries, and changes of process state.

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    DTrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    7 alternatives to DTrace 

    DTrace is a performance analysis and troubleshooting tool that is included by default with various operating systems, including Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD. A Linux port is in development.

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  4. ltrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    13 alternatives to ltrace 

    ltrace intercepts and records dynamic library calls which are called by an executed process and the signals received by that process. It can also intercept and print the system calls executed by the program. Used for debugging.

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  5. perf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to perf 

    perf is a performance analyzing tool in Linux, available from Linux kernel version 2.6.31 under tools/perf, and is frequently updated and enhanced. It is capable of lightweight profiling, supports hardware performance counters, tracepoints, software performance counters (e.g.

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  6. ktrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    7 alternatives to ktrace 

    The ktrace utility enables kernel trace logging for the specified processes. Kernel trace data is logged to the file ktrace.out. The kernel operations that are traced include system calls, namei translations, signal processing, and I/O.

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    SystemTap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to SystemTap 

    SystemTap provides free software (GPL) infrastructure to simplify the gathering of information about the running Linux system. This assists diagnosis of a performance or functional problem. SystemTap eliminates the need for the developer to go through the tedious and disruptive...

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    ktap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to ktap 

    ktap is a script-based dynamic tracing tool for Linux. It uses a scripting language and lets users trace the Linux kernel dynamically. ktap is designed to give operational insights with interoperability that allows users to tune, troubleshoot and extend the kernel and...

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