Understanding Data with Histograms

For the last several years, I’ve been speaking about the lies that graphs tell us. We all spend time looking at data, commonly through line graphs, that actually show us…

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What’s in a number?

Numbers, numbers, numbers; we’re all about numbers here at Circonus. We have trillions of data points which we feed into a slew of algorithms and processes to help our users…

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Lost In Translation

For more than ten years, OmniTI has been making large-scale critical Internet infrastructure work. It is, obviously, not black magic or voodoo. Perhaps not so obviously, it is not technical…

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Past Performance: does this look right to you?

If you are like me, you look at a lot of data. I look at data in spreadsheets, I look at data on P&L statements, I look at term sheets,…

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Capacity Planning Made Easy

Okay, so capacity planning will never be fool proof. You simply cannot predict the future. However, some of the time you have a darn good idea of what the future…

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Access Tokens with the Circonus API

When we rolled out our initial API months ago, we took a first stab at getting the most useful features exposed to help customers get up to speed with the…

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