Some Like It Flat

JSON rules the world, much to our collective chagrin. I’ve mentioned before the atrocious shortcomings of JSON as a format and I feel deeply saddened that the format has taken…

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Systems Monitoring is Ripe for a Revolution

Before we explore systems, let’s talk users. After all, most of our businesses wouldn’t exist without lots of users; users that have decreasing brand loyalty and who value unintrusive, convenient,…

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No, We “Fixed the Glitch”

If you haven’t seen the movie Office Space, you should do so at your earliest convenience. As with the new TV comedy, “Silicon Valley,” Mike Judge hits far too close…

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How We Keep Your Data Safe

Some of our users tell us that moving to Circonus from in-house operated tools was driven by the desire to outsource responsibility for availability and data safety to someone else.…

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Time, but Faster

Every once in awhile, you find yourself in a rabbit hole, unsure of where you are or what time it might be. In this post, I’ll show you a computing…

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Rapid Resolution With The Right Tools

Here at Circonus, we obviously monitor our infrastructure with the Circonus platform. However, there are many types of monitoring, and our product isn’t intended to cover all the bases. While…

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