Faultd Update – Next Generation Alerting

Circonus will soon be releasing our next generation fault detection system, faultd (fault-dee). Faultd is an internal component of our infrastructure has run alongside our existing fault detection system for…

Circonus Update Fall 2018

Circonus Updates, Fall 2018

We’ve recently pushed out several exciting improvements to Circonus. With this release, you can expect the following improvements: Stream Tags Today we are excited to announce the general availability of…

How Safe is Your Home’s Air? The Internet of Things and Air Quality Monitoring during Wildfires

IoT-driven monitoring of Air Quality during the 2018 California Wildfires Over the past few weeks, the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire in Southern California have devastated…

Introducing Circonus Stream Tags

Gain greater insight into system behavior in aggregate, across multiple dimensions. A “metric” is a measurement, or value, representing the operational state of your system at a given time. For…

The Problem with Percentiles – Aggregation brings Aggravation

Percentiles have become one of the primary service level indicators to represent real systems monitoring performance. When used correctly, they provide a robust metric that can be used for base-of-mission…

A Guide to Service Level Objectives, Part 3: Quantifying Your SLOs

A guide to the importance of, and techniques for, accurately quantifying your Service Level Objectives. This is the third in a multi-part series about Service Level Objectives. The first part…