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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...

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Adding Connection metrics in IBM MQ Channel while creating Instana Events

Connection metric should be included while defining event for IBM MQ Channel. Giving the user privilege to define event to monitor connections made to a channel.
5 days ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

change time frame resolution in Chart: Time Series.

We want to change the resolution as shown in the chart time series graphs, Instana establishes by default a granularity according to the time frame that one selects., we want to change the resolution in a personalized way, it would allow us to ana...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Submitted

Extend the agent prometheus import with openmetrics standard

Hello, As of today, if you want to import metrics following this standard, you can't use the PROM importer despite this format is supported by PROM itsef. https://openmetrics.io/ The only alternative is to use telegraf to convert the prom metrics ...
6 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 1 Future consideration

Rate Function without the mean over time

A customer is using Instana Dashboard to display Prometheus metrics and using the Mean and Rate function. The calculation of the Rate function returns the difference divided by the time period. The customers idea is to have an option or the metric...
11 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 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...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / Cross teams/areas / DB2 / IBM Z / Metric Store / Other Tracers / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Host-Agnostic Custom Events on StatsD Metrics

Having Application-specific StatsD metrics sent to Instana is helpful when creating custom dashboards, where we can monitor the change in metrics regardless of which host is sending them. However the custom events are tied to a specific host which...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Future consideration

Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution

First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Metric Store / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

Docker container network utilization metrics

There is a need for a metrics/Dashboard to view all the pods which are inactive since a certain time period (last 2 weeks)
over 1 year ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Metric Store 1 Future consideration

Increasing the largest selectable timeframe in dashboard more than 1 month

Hi, Is there any way to expand the timespan for more than one month? If not, this is a clear needs for all of our customers. BR
over 1 year ago in Instana / Metric Store 1 Future consideration

Custom dashboards: Copy a dataset or filter from one widget to another

Background and context When creating a dashboard it's often useful to re-use datasets or filters between different widgets. If it's the same widget, the duplicate widget functionality can be used, but there is no way to re-use a dataset or filter ...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Metric Store 2 Future consideration