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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Add node_module prom-client to synthetic-pop-javascript-playback-engine

Intro: This idea, makes alot of sense for people that wants to use synthetic checks to query a prometheus endpoint. Implementation from your side is simply add the prom-client module in synthetic checks pods. Description: If you add the prometheus...
3 days ago in Instana / Synthetic 0 Submitted

Need to be able to execute custom SQL queries via the DB2 sensor

While the DB2 sensor is good and has many metrics available, it never has exactly the metrics the customer is looking for. A customer has asked that the DB2 sensor be enhanced to allow them to execute a custom SQL statement and capture the results...
2 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Submitted

"Non-Disruptive" and "Reversible" Filter

This is an idea for the filter when creating a group. The customer would like to create a group with the attributes of being Non-Disruptive and Reversible (or at least one of them) for the volume. However, it seems that currently, we cannot use th...
4 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Instana is really good at monitoring as observability of Kubernetes. But its capability is only focusing on Pod as Kubernetes deployment not as K8S CronJob that is so different.

Instana has plenty of built-in Events for Kubernetes Monitoring. However, some built-in events only suit Pods as Kubernetes deployment, not Pods as CronJob.Instana built-in Event : "Kubernetes Pod condition status" generates Critical Issue in the ...
10 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

Add business metrics to Instana traces for IIB and ACE

The current implementation of both IBM Integration Bus (IIB) and App Connect Enterprise (ACE) could emit business metrics through monitoring events which are published through MQ topics. A similar implementation with the connection through OpenTel...
6 days ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 1 Submitted

we want to see the application pools as individuals applications

we dont want to see application pools, because we cannot make dashboards of the ones that are inside the application pool.
27 days ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Submitted

Data Insight needs added functionality so that when a widget is taking and excessively long time to load and thus delaying the rest of the report to complete, the UI should present function to the user to halt that specific widget

User notes this function already exists in Grafana, added function would all Customer to determine problems with Report loading when they are building reports. Issue manifest most notably when building reports in their staging environment are move...
3 days ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 0 Submitted

Need more out of the box thresholds for the DB2 sensor to detect key conditions

Need more out of the box thresholds for the DB2 sensor to detect key conditions. For example, customers always want to know when there is a DB2 HADR failover. They want to know if there is a failure of the HADR failover. They want to know if neith...
3 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Submitted

Instana presents resource usage additionally display information from a cluster perspective.

The Ccstomer has presented their requirements for monitoring VMware content. Currently, Instana presents resource usage from a data center perspective, but they wish to additionally display information from a cluster perspective
3 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Submitted

The VMware Target should have the check box just like the Dynatrace Target (Collect Tag Information)

Right now if the same tag comes in from VMware and the APM target you're going to get duplication. Let the customer decide if they want the duplication. I recommend that the default value is YES. The other option is to have smart logic choosing wh...