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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Hosts, Metrics, and Pricing, Oh My!

As the number and types of monitoring vendors have risen over the past several years, so have the pricing models. […]

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Monitoring as Code

Circonus has always been API-driven, and this has always been one of our product’s core strengths. Via our API, Circonus […]

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Postmortem: 2017-04-11 Firewall Outage

The Event At approximately 05:40AM GMT on 4/11/2017, we experienced a network outage in our main datacenter in Chicago, IL. […]

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Documenting with Types

I’ve said this before: elegant code is pedagogical. That is, elegant code is designed to teach its readers about the […]

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Post-Mortem 2017.1.12.1

TL;DR: Some users received spurious false alerts for approximately 30 minutes, starting at 2017-01-12 22:10 UTC. It is our assessment […]

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