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Getting Started in Circonus

Welcome to Circonus! This guide will help you create your account, get metrics flowing to Circonus, and take actionable steps based on your system performance that you will soon start to see.

Circonus is a full-stack monitoring platform built for the enterprise. The platform offers crystal clear, real-time observability of the behavior, health, trends, and performance of all your infrastructure and applications in one comprehensive platform.

While Circonus is a full-stack monitoring platform, for simplicity's sake, this guide will focus on installing the Circonus Unified Agent (CUA) on a host, configuring an integration, and submitting metrics to your Circonus account.

For clarification of the terms and acronyms used within this guide, refer to the Circonus Glossary.

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