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,...
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,...
Understanding Data with Histograms

Understanding Data with Histograms

For the last several years, I’ve been speaking about the lies that graphs tell us. We all spend time looking at data, commonly through line graphs, that actually show us averages. A great example of this is showing average response times for API requests. The...