Ways to Collect Systems Data in Circonus

When you decide to monitor your systems with Circonus, there’s quite a few options on how to collect your metrics. We believe Circonus should be a tool that does what…

Customizable Alerts and Ruleset Groups

Today we are releasing two new features to make your on-call life easier. Customizable Alerts Our default format was created and modified over the years based on user feedback, but…

Understanding service latencies via TCP analysis

Latency is the root of all that is evil on the Internet… or so the saying goes. CPUs get faster, storage gets cheaper, IOPS are more plentiful, yet we feeble…

What’s New Q1 2013 Edition

Navigation and URL Changes I’ll start this update talking about the most obvious changes to the UI, which is our new completely horizontal navigation and new URL structure. We had…

Web Application Stat Collection with Node.js and Circonus

Collecting and carefully monitoring statistics is an essential practice for catching and debugging issues early, as well as minimizing degraded performance and downtime. When running a web service, two of…

Interacting with Circonus through your text editor – circonusvi

I’m a big fan of command line tools for many tasks. There are just some tasks that can be done quicker and easier with a little typing rather than pointing…