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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...
PINNED Distribute the Instana kubectl plugin with Krew
Krew is a popular open source plugin manager for the kubectl command-line tool maintained by the Kubernetes SIG CLI community. The tool helps to discover, install, and update kubectl plugins by offering a centralised plugin repository. The usage o...

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Artifactory support

Support for getting Artifactory to work as standarized tool alternative to Nexus
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 1 Functionality already exists

Get warning if heap-size for datastore in settings.hcl is smaller then recommended size

When Instana is setup, we can add in settings.hcl configurations related to the heap size of each Instana datastore/component. It would help to generate a warning (while running an instana command or directly in Instana itself) to alert that the g...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration

Provide Infra metrics for custom dashboard in Self-managed Dashboard

In the custom dashboard, Infra and Platform metrics is in "coming soon" status long time. My financial client can't adopt SaaS Instana because it is overseas region. Could you provide infra and platform capability also for the self-managed enviro...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 4

Instana Backend on ARM

Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration

Extend Instana Server upgrade support version range to support more version jumps

Issue: For Instana server upgrade, there is a limitation that the target version can not be bigger 3 than the current version. For example, Instana 209 can be updated to 211 and 213, but can not be updated to 215. Workaround: To upgrade from 209 t...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Not under consideration