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Boot IO Analysis with uberAgent for Splunk 1.5

Analysing slow boots is a difficult task. You need to install software like XPerf and master its far-from-intuitive command line options to generate a trace file that you can then analyze. Once you find a possible cause for the long startup duration you never know if it is specific to the machine you analyzed or […]

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What Remains of Magic Speed Improvements

Doesn’t every IT pro dream of finding a secret switch, a switch that increases clock speed, doubles the amount of RAM or makes the PC boot faster? Some do, and I admit I was fascinated when I heard that changing a simple boot option would significantly speed up startup time. I made some tests which […]

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