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The technology behind Circonus

Powered by a highly resilient and scalable time series database, the Circonus Platform leverages advanced data science and patented technology to ingest and analyze vast amounts of high-frequency telemetry data to deliver unmatched clarity, insights, and performance.

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1 Metric ingestion

Core to the Circonus Platform is its ability to ingest a virtually unlimited amount of high-frequency data, with its ingestion pipeline capturing metrics in real time. Telemetry data flows through a real-time streaming analytics processor that supports the Circonus Analytics Query Language (CAQL) and is ultimately stored in Circonus IRONdb for on-demand analysis and visualization. The Platform’s metric ingestion facility is unique in its ability to securely collect and process trillions of measurements per second from a variety of data sources.

2 Circonus IRONdb

Underpinning the Circonus Platform, Circonus IRONdb is one of the highest performing time series databases (TSDB) in the world due to its highly optimized implementation. It supports up to 128 nodes, multiple availability zones, and is capable of ingesting trillions of measurements per second. Circonus IRONdb enables users to benefit from unlimited scale, greater efficiencies, and fault-tolerant storage of all of their telemetry data.

3 Real-time fault detection and alerting

The Circonus Platform redefines real-time when it comes to fault detection and alerting. The low-latency, flexible rules engine applies complex criteria to streaming data, reliably recording any instances of rule violations or anomalies. The Platform also provides high-level notification of cases through a variety of external services, as well as programmer-accessible webhooks.

4 Front-end

The Circonus Platform enables users to automate just about anything, and supports the seamless development of solutions and platforms that leverage its capabilities. The interface allows users to manually (UI) or programmatically (API) configure the Platform, and enables administrators to: manage accounts and users; restrict permission of individual users within an enterprise through role-based access control (RBAC); manage integrations; configure alerting; and easily perform analytics, create visualizations, and build dashboards.

5 Edge Computing

Circonus’ patented, innovative Zero-Gravity Data™ technology is specifically designed to deal with the challenges of processing and analyzing massive data sets being generated by IoT and edge deployments. With Zero-Gravity Data, the entire Circonus Platform, from ingestion to analytics to storage, has been optimized for the best possible performance in dealing with distributed, edge-to-edge telemetry at scale. Circonus’ innovative technologies and techniques act together to neutralize the impact of data gravity — giving data the effect of being “weightless” and eliminating the inherent challenges and limitations associated with massive data sets.

The Circonus Platform is different

The Circonus Platform is the only monitoring and analytics platform capable of handling unprecedented data volume, up to billions of metric streams, in real time to drive critical business insight and value.

Unlimited scalability

The Circonus Platform is purpose-built to offer unlimited scalability — in number of devices and sampling frequency – to keep up with the exponential growth of telemetry data in modern day infrastructure and IoT.

Edge computing

The Circonus Platform’s Zero-Gravity Data™ technology delivers complete command and visibility of the entire enterprise footprint from edge to edge in one powerful, unified platform.

Real-time analytics

The Circonus Platform’s patented histogram technology enables unparalleled handling of high sampling frequencies, at intervals as fast as a millisecond, enabling users to derive new levels of real-time insight and business value.

Unlimited retention and data access

The Circonus Platform’s scalable, general-purpose time series database provides unlimited retention, eliminating the need to shut off or delete metrics. The Platform’s unique histogram technology supports large-scale data compression, allowing users to save everything and have their data easily accessible, at costs others can’t match.

Telemetry intelligence at your fingertips

The Circonus Platform works with any tech, at any scale, ingesting telemetry data at unprecedented levels to deliver unmatched clarity, insights, and performance. Powered by a highly resilient and scalable time series database, the Circonus Platform leverages advanced data science and patented technology to ingest and analyze vast amounts of high-frequency telemetry data, providing new levels of business impact and insight.

Patented histogram technology

The Circonus Platform’s patented histogram technology enables unparalleled handling of high sampling frequencies, at intervals as fast as a millisecond, enabling users to see a more complete and real-time picture of their underlying systems and infrastructure.

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Advanced analytics

Real-time streaming analytics support accurate and timely operational and business intelligence.

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Real-time alerts

Highly reliable, low latency alerting ensures system, service and sensor quality across your infrastructure. Real-time intelligence enables rapid remediation, powering exceptional user experiences and business outcomes.

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Easy API integration

As your infrastructure needs evolve, making adjustments is seamless. Easily adjust and customize the UI and extend services with third-party tools like Python, Ruby, or Java.

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