Author Archives: Heinrich Hartmann

Latency SLOs Done Right

In their excellent SLO-workshop at SRECon2018 (program) Liz Fong-Jones, Kristina Bennett and Stephen Thorne (Google) presented some best practice examples for Latency […]

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Less Toil, More Coil – Telemetry Analysis with Python

This was a frequent request we were hearing from many customers: “How can I analyze my data with Python?” The […]

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Linux System Monitoring with eBPF

The Linux kernel is an abundant component of modern IT systems. It provides the critical services of hardware abstraction and […]

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Circonus On The Raspberry Pi

There are a lot of interesting monitoring tasks, that can be facilitated with a Raspberry Pi (e.g. here, there). Circonus […]

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System Monitoring with the USE Dashboard

The USE method was developed by Brendan Gregg to study performance problems in a systematic way.1 It provides a simple, top-down […]

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Monitoring Queue Sizes

At Circonus we are collecting a number of metric about block devices. An interesting one is the average length of […]

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