Ways to Collect Systems Data in Circonus

When you decide to monitor your systems with Circonus, there’s quite a few options on how to collect your metrics. We believe Circonus should be a tool that does what…

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Fault Detection: New Features and Fixes

One of the trickier problems when detecting faults is detecting the absence of data. Did the check run and not produce data? Did we lose connection and miss the data?…

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Dashboards: Redux (or What to Look for in a Performance Monitoring Dashboard)

Last autumn we launched our customizable dashboards for Circonus, and we happen to think they’re pretty sweet. In this post, I’m not going to get into specifics about our dashboards…

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One Dashboard to Rule Them All

Ever dream of having a systems monitoring dashboard that was actually useful? One where you could move things around, resize them, and even choose what information you wanted to display?…

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Lost In Translation

For more than ten years, OmniTI has been making large-scale critical Internet infrastructure work. It is, obviously, not black magic or voodoo. Perhaps not so obviously, it is not technical…

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Your Visitors Don’t Matter

Consider me old-fashioned, but I remember a time when an alert notification meant something. Drives failed, servers ran short on memory, or a cage monkey pulled the wrong cable at…

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