Cassandra Query Observability with Libpcap and Protocol Observer

Opinions vary in recent online discussions regarding systems and software observability. Some state that observability is a replacement for monitoring. Others that they are parallel mechanisms, or that one is…

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Effective Management of High Volume Numeric Data with Histograms

How do you capture and organize billions of measurements per second such that you can answer a rich set of queries effectively (percentiles, counts below X, aggregations across streams), and…

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SREcon 2018 Americas

Getting paged at 11pm on New Year’s Eve because the application code used sprintf %d on a 32 bit system and your ids just passed 4.295 billion, sending the ids…

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Grafana heatmaps with IRONdb have landed

GrafanaCon EU 2018 Recap A couple weeks ago at GrafanaCon EU 2018 we announced the beta release of the IRONdb Data Source for Grafana. We’ve continued to make improvements to…

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Our Values

Values Create Value In the tech industry, you read more blog posts on product features than you do on core values. At Circonus, we see them as inextricably linked –…

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The Circonus Istio Mixer Adapter

Here at Circonus, we have a long heritage of open source software involvement. So when we saw that Istio provided a well designed interface to syndicate service telemetry via adapters,…

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