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Oracle Tuxedo Domain Dashboard - Update what the 'Messages' Reflects

Under the prebuilt Oracle Tuxedo Domain dashboard that shows Machines, click the link to get to a dashboard view of that machine. On this dashboard page, there is a Queues section. Today, there is a column that shows 'Messages' in the table that r...
5 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 2 Future consideration

Otel C++ SDK official support in AIX and RHEL

Now Otel C++ SDK is supported only for Ubuntu 2020 and Windows 2016.But in the IBM delivered financial systems, C++ applications are running in AIX and RHEL, which are considered to be more appropriate for Enterprise usecase. Please add Otel C++ S...
6 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 1 Planned for future release

Support for httpd tracing library for Apache web server on z/Linux (s390x)

This support is critical for clients on z/Linux who have IBM IHS, which is based on httpd
7 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 1 Planned for future release

OracleDB - adding support for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set

Hi, We have a need for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set to be added to the OracleDB sensor because we have customers who are using this character set which is not supported by default and because of that they will not have end-to-end visibility of t...
8 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Allow OracleDB sensor data captured to be interrogated.

At present the information exposed by the OracleDB sensor is fairly limited. Furthermore, it is not possible to analyse the data in any detail. For example it shows top 10 SQL by CPU, but you can not search by SQL ID and see how the SQL has perfor...
9 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 0 Future consideration

OracleDB sensor to work for Oracle Standard Edition as well as Enterprise Edition

Currently the Instana OracleDB sensor requires Oracle Enterprise Edition to access the full functionality, as this requires access to some views which in turn require Enterprise Edition to avoid any breaches of Oracle licence. The enhancement woul...
9 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Add tracing capability for MQ MFT

My customer wants to trace the file transfers in MQ
10 months ago in Instana / MQ / Other Tracers 0 Future consideration

Support Apache Httpd for servers with PowerPC 64 bits little endian (ppc64le) architecture

Hi, Financiera Efectiva has some servers running on Power PC 64 little endian architecture. Currently, Instana doesn't support this architecture. Please your support for enabling the tracing module and tracing library to trace all the request. Reg...
11 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers 0 Planned for future release

Config option to change the frequency of db requests

We are using the Instana Agent with the PostgreSQL sensor.With the log analyzer pgBadger and pg_stat_statements we noticed that the Instana sensor queries the database every other second which puts them on top of the most time consuming queries in...
11 months ago in Instana / Other Tracers / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Call tag values always treated as String

Our implementation of tracking flows into Db2 for z/OS via JDBC , the Db2 for z/OS and Z Common Data Provider are required. Once installed and configured, we provide metrics (such as cpu_time, smf_id, io_wait, subsystem_id, elapsed_time, lock_wait...
12 months ago in Instana / Alert / Cross teams/areas / DB2 / IBM Z / Metric Store / Other Tracers / Tracing 1 Not under consideration