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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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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
8 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 1 Future 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 2 months 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...
6 months ago in Instana / Metric Store / Self Hosted 1 Future consideration

Custom dashboards: Copy or reference a widget from one dashboard to another

Background and context When creating many custom dashboards there is often the need to re-use a widget from one dashboard to another. One example is when creating a summary dashboard where widgets are re-used from several more detailed dashboards....
about 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Metric Store 2 Planned for future release

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 1 year ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Metric Store 2 Planned for future release

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)
7 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes / Metric Store 1 Future consideration