graph database for trace analysis

Joel Reymont <>
Fri Sep 17 15:29:56 CEST 2010


What do you folks think of using a graph database for trace analysis?

Each trace converts into several graph nodes with attributes like source process, destination process, timestamp, etc. 

The benefit I see is being able to construct queries that time requests as they go through the system. Each request consists of several messages sent between different processes and results in a response. 

It seems near impossible to do this kind of analysis using available profiling tools. Interactive querying and analysis is definitely impossible at the moment.

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