Networking

Provenance for System Troubleshooting

Watch Now Date Added: Oct 2012
Format: Webcast

System administrators use a variety of techniques to track down and repair (or avoid) problems that occur in the systems under their purview. In this webcast, the presenter argues that system-level provenance (metadata that records the history of files, pipes, processes and other system-level objects) can help expose these dependencies, giving system administrators a more complete picture of component interactions, thus easing the task of troubleshooting.