Understanding API Latencies

Understanding API Latencies

Today’s Internet is powered by APIs. Tomorrow’s will be even more so. Without a pretty UI or a captivating experience, you’re judged simply on performance and availability. As an API provider, it is more critical than ever to understand how your system is performing....
Pully McPushface

Pully McPushface

The Argument for Connectivity Agnosticism It’s about push vs. pull… but it shouldn’t be. There has been a lot of heated debate on whether pushing telemetry data from systems or pulling that data from systems is better. If you’re just hearing about this argument...
What’s new in JLog?

What’s new in JLog?

Introduction There is a class of problems in systems software that require guaranteed delivery of data from one stage of processing to the next stage of processing. In database systems, this usually involves a WAL file and a commit process that moves data from the WAL...
Circonus One Step Install

Circonus One Step Install

Introducing Quick and Simple Onboarding with C:OSI When we started developing Circonus 6 years ago, we found many customers had very specific ideas about how they want their onboarding process to work. Since then, we’ve found that many more customers aren’t sure where...
Circonus Instrumentation Packs

Circonus Instrumentation Packs

In our Circonus Labs public github repo, we have started a project called Circonus Instrumentation Packs, or CIP. This is a series of libraries to make it even easier to submit telemetry data from your application. Currently there are CIP directories for go, java,...
Discovering circonusvi

Discovering circonusvi

Folks who know Circonus and use it regularly for operations also know that its API is an important part of efficient management for your monitoring facility. For example, after building out a new datacenter with our SaaS application, we wanted to apply tagging to our...