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A DIY Ruby Profiler!

By Mike Farmer
April 4, 2013

A simple profiler can be nice to help detect how often different parts of our code are being run by using some statistical analysis and a few threading tricks. New Relic developer Jason Clark talks about how itโ€™s more efficient to take samples than to use ruby profiler to profile every call and then walks us through building your own profiler.

This was a very insightful talk on how to analyze the backtrace of currently active threads. You can find the code for his DIY profiler on github.

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