Parca Agent is an always-on sampling profiler that uses eBPF
Parca Agent is an always-on sampling profiler that uses eBPF to capture raw
profiling data with very low overhead. It observes user-space and
kernel-space stacktraces 100 times per second and builds pprof formatted
profiles from the extracted data.
The collected data can be viewed locally via HTTP endpoints and then be
configured to be sent to a Parca server to be queried and analyzed over time.
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: