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Dynamic Program Analysis for Fun and Profit

Date: Feb 25, 20217:30 - 9:00AM PST (UTC-8) LF Live Mentorship Series Register

Join us for Dynamic Program Analysis for Fun and Profit, with Dmitry Vyukov, Principal Software Engineer, Google.

Dynamic analysis is one of the most common approaches to software quality assurance. This talk will give a short introduction into dynamic analysis, outline its strengths and weaknesses and contrast with static analysis. Then the talk will proceed to concrete dynamic tools available for the Linux kernel, types of bugs they can discover and share practical aspects of using them.

The session will begin with an overview by Dmitry Vyukov (45 minutes) and will be followed by Q&A – an opportunity to both ask Dmitry questions and for group discussion (45 minutes).