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Application perspectives

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Need databases names as services

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors self written application which connects to local database. We had permission issue which caused to create separate service instance for every database from received calls and customer liked the presentation. ...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Express JS Errors as a percentage of users or sessions

I would like to view the number of JS Errors as a percentage of users or sessions to better understand how many users are seeing an error. Using absolute numbers is susceptible to changes in traffic and during peak hours we would see an increase i...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Consideration of Table View for OTel Attribute Display

A customer has suggested shifting from the current JSON view to a table view for displaying attributes in OTel, citing issues with key visibility in small browser windows. While the JSON format currently handles long resource attributes more effec...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Filtering App Perspectives on Tags in child calls

We currently have a few use cases that mean we need to create an App Perspective that filters on a tag that is set on a child span of a parent span i.e. deeper within the code (we cannot pass it back up to the parent call). We create SLI metrics f...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Need periodic reports in different formats

Dear Colleagues, we have a constant demand from our customers regarding reporting capabilities. Please consider creating additional sharing option for custom dashboards. Something like periodic report, that generates a PDF (CSV, XLS, Plain text) f...
2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Dark Mode

Instana needs a dark theme for the browser.
4 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Excluding specific endpoints from monitoring

Instana agent discover and monitor all endpoints however some of them may be irrelevant,under maintenance or fixing progress. So it will be useful to disable/exclude specific endpoints from monitoring when needed. This feature may help us to monit...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Excluding specific services from Application Perspective Scope

It is not possible to exclude some of the downstream calls(for ex:excluding only DB calls) from definition. Filtering feature does not support the necessity above, so we cannot define exact perspective.
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Custom dashboard queries shows misleading retention information in case of approximation

We have example in custom dashboard were some panels with complex queries show approximation because of retention where the real reason is query time-out. Although we believe this is a flaw we were asked to raise feature request. So please conside...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Add a link/button from Instana dashboards to our documentation with the context

We can’t fix all possible issues that may happen in customer environments. But we can add a link/button pointing to our documentation from the service dashboards. For example, when we discover an postgres database service, but it shows no calls or...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Needs more information