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Allow users to change the pre-defined severity of a built-in event and allow to change the related metric thresholds

There is a bunch of built-in events, but in some cases users won't agree with the severity level of the events or the selected metric thresholds. Please allow users to change these in built-in events. Seems like something that should have been pos...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Azure Savings Plans for compute (VMs)

Earlier this year Azure came up with Savings plans support for compute. Similar in concept to AWS Savings plans. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/offers/savings-plan-compute/#benefits-and-features Product does not currently support this. ...
26 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Submitted

Improve reliability of sending data to Instana

We have been observing regular connection failures (about 100 within a week for about a dozen services), when the Node agent was attempting to send data to the Instana servers. The error message was often related to timeouts: Error received while ...
5 days ago in Instana / Node 1 Submitted

Documentation on the policies created dynamically

We don't have documentation on policies Turbonomic creates on the fly based on the target environment configuration/setttings e.g. ASG, compliance policies, k8s env policies etc. Can we have this documented to understand whats learnt from each env...
17 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 0 Under review

Add support for C2S (Amazon’s classified Commercial Cloud Services cloud)

All federal intelligence agencies use C2S. In order to provide APM with Turbonomic to these customers, we must support C2S with Turbonomic.
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Planned for future release

Include utilization data in the Action that Turbonomic send to ServiceNow

We need to show justification on the Action submitted to ServiceNow by Turbonomic. e.g. for VM resize Action ....we will need to be able to capture (on the SNOW ticket) the utilization data of the VM (current utilization AND the predicted utilizat...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Custom Workflows 1 Future consideration

Ability to select local region to deploy ARM SaaS

Many customers in Japan are required to keep their data locally for security and data sovereignty reasons. Several prospects have already asked if ARM SaaS can be deployed in the local region. This is probably the same case for some of the EMEA co...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / SaaS 5 Under review

RightSize vCPU and vMem at the Same Time

For on-prem VMs, I’d like Turbo to be able to RightSize a VM’s vMem and vCPU at the same time instead of requiring a reboot for each action - which further requires 2 separate outage windows because the recommendations go away for ~4 hours when a ...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1

Support Oracle Linux

We are a Financial sector company from Perú that has Oracle Linux Server (https://www.oracle.com/pe/linux/) as part of its production core infrastructure. It is important to monitor this technologies because we need to comply with auditing require...
3 months ago in Instana / Agent 4 Planned for future release

IBM Tivoli Monitoring (Webstart Client) should support OpenJDK

Currently IBM Tivoli Monitoring (SP12/13) Webstart Client only supports Java 1.8. It should support OpenJDK in future releases.To superseed Java 1.8 by OpenJDK is a strategic issue in our company. BR Andrea
about 2 months ago in ITM/IBM APM 2 Not under consideration