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Monitoring K8s PVC Storage space

Hi! We need the ability to monitor storage in Kubernetes as per article: https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/storage/storage-capacity/ Instana Request #30622 was logged for additional documentation, but stated that it is not possible yet.
22 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Planned for future release

Instana kubernetes container memory monitoring improvement

What is your recommendation for monitoring memory usage for kubernetes pods/containers? So far we are using this in Instana: Kubernetes -> Container -> Memory Usage. (Prefer this as compared to pods because sidecars can get in the way) The p...
5 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Instana to support GPU monitoring on Openshift Container Platform

Hi, My customer ISBANK needs Instana to support GPU machines on openshift.Instana supports GPU monitoring for just standalone docker servers with GPUs. According to the result of a related case, we learned that there is no support for GPU monitori...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Publication of API docs for the self-hosted k8s operator releases

API documentation for Docker-based self-hosted backends is available via https://$INSTANA_URL/docs/index.html.The customer would like to have the same for the Kubernetes operator self-hosted backend for each released version.Ticket: https://instan...
14 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 0 Future consideration

Add tags to k8s-sensor

We would like to add tags to the new k8s-sensor in the same way we add tags to Instana agents. In our case we are using your Helm chart to deploy Instana in kubernetes clusters and we are using the k8s-sensor: https://github.com/instana/helm-chart...
18 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1

Single pane to view all restarted containers and pods for a deployment

At present there is no single view to see the graphs related to contianers those are created after restart of pods in a deployment. As these all containers belong to same deployment they should show restart-event and continuous graph related to co...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes 2 Needs more information

Instana on Openshift to use default ingress certificate

Hi, We install instana on openshift on my customer environment, customer wants that instana to use default ingress certificate for itself and not give tls.key and tls.crt files again on instana installation on openshift container platform.Because ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Self Hosted 0 Under review

Openshift GPU Monitoring

In instana APM tool there is no information about gpus working on redhat openshift. It will be very useful to monitor gpu metrics, info and utilization data for openshift clusters connected to instana.
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Avoid abnormal termination false positives during Helm deployment

Use-case: During HELM deployment the old pods are expected to be stopped with a SIGKILL. So the event Instana is raising is technically correct, but absolutely expected. This FR is about adding more logica to such K8s events and Instana events avo...
4 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Provide Kubernetes Persistent Volume and Persistent Volume Claim built-in metrics and Events

Provide Kubernetes Persistent Volume (PV) and Persistent Volume Claim (PVC) built-in metrics and Events. PV/PVC metrics are essential to monitoring applications storge, however, Instana doesn't provide built-in metrics nor Events to cover the stor...
9 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release