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Trace Analysis Patterns (Part 178)

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

When we analyze a trace or log we may produce CoTrace of analyzed messages and visited regions. But the ultimate goal of any trace and log analysis is to construct the explanation of the observed behavoir to justify the root cause analysis and the proposed mechanism. There may be several proposed explanations each having a different set of messages from the analyzed trace that illustrate them. We call them Explanation Traces. This is illustrated in the picture where we use the same trace from CoTrace analysis pattern.

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