Everything Revolves Around APIs. So do we.
As a RESTful service, the Circonus API allows users to customize monitors and alerts easily.
Circonus REST API
At its foundation, Circonus is an API driven service. As a RESTful service, the Circonus API is designed to allow users to programmatically adjust monitors and alerts as their architecture evolves.
In an API driven service like Circonus, the front-end is you or, more specifically, any thing you want to write against our APIs.
Create internal tools using Python, Ruby, Java, PHP, or other language to write functionality to turn knobs, register checks, configure alerts, and otherwise extend the capability of Circonus to your organization’s needs.
Customize the UI
The web portal “front-end” we provide to our customers is one interpretation of the Circonus API. Our customers can, and have, created their own front-ends.
Integrate with Anything
The Circonus “back-end” can be accessed via the API to any system. The data extracted from our back-end can be as simple as events which are fed into an existing ticketing tool, or can be complex data extractions fed into more complex statistical computing applications like R.
Use tools like Python, Ruby, or Java programs to write, turn knobs, register checks, configure alerts, and otherwise poke and prod at your Circonus account.
Scalable & Flexible
The back-end/front-end delineation is quite important here. In an API driven service like Circonus, the front-end is you. Anything you want to write against our APIs with services, third-party tools, and even internal tools.