Graph Hover Lock

Graph Hover Lock

A new feature to help make sense of graphs with multiple data points When visualizing your data, you may often want to compare multiple data points on a single graph. You may even want to compare a metric across a dozen machines, but a graph with more then two or...
Advanced Search Builder

Advanced Search Builder

Last year, changes on the backend allowed Circonus to make significant improvements to our search capability. Now, we’ve added an Advanced Search tool to allow users to easily build complex search queries, making Search in Circonus more powerful and flexible...
Show Me the Data

Show Me the Data

Avoid spike erosion with Percentile – and Histogram – Aggregation It has become common wisdom that the lossy process of averaging measurements leads to all kinds of problems when measuring performance of services (see Schlossnagle2015,  Ugurlu2013,...
ACM – Testing a Distributed System

ACM – Testing a Distributed System

I want to sing the praises of one of our lead engineers, Phil Maddox, for authoring a very interesting paper, Testing a Distributed System, which was published in Communications of the ACM, Vol. 58 No. 9. A brief excerpt follows: “Distributed systems can be...