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Enable custom Instana SDK instrumentation on an individual pod

Adding custom spans to Java applications using the Instana SDK requires configuration on the agent. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=references-configuration-based-java-trace-sdk#example When the Instana agent is dep...
3 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Functionality already exists

Capture custom HTTP response headers

Background and context A feature we use heavily with Instana is the ability to capture custom HTTP request headers. This gives us a great ability to analyse the data, slice and dice based on filters and groups on headers. A couple of simple exampl...
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 3 Future consideration

Capture custom HTTP request headers for outgoing calls

Background/Context We have a strong need to track http request headers on outgoing calls as part of detailed monitoring of a 3rd party integration. Feature request Support HTTP request headers for exit spans. In our case we need this for the follo...
2 months ago in Instana / Java / Python / Tracing 0 Future consideration

AWS Lambda "invoke" instrumentation

Hello, Recently we have been trying to add our AWS Lambdas to our instana monitoring. We successfully added the node package where it was needed and got good results on lambda call via Messaging (like SQS) or Api Gateways. But we have a problem wh...
4 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Monitor external https endpoints

There are components /services in an application which do some calls to external http based services. I can see this calls in the analyze trace view. Is there a possibillity to get an aggregated view how this external service performs? In e.g. App...
2 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Under review

Support for MicroProfile

We have microservices built on Eclipse MicroProfile would like to get this supported as well in Instana. MicroProfile provides standard implementations for metrics, tracing and health checks. We are using Payara Micro but also plan to use Quarkus.
2 months ago in Instana / Sensor / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Golang AutoTrace

Add AutoTrace for Golang. Besides our custom operators, a lot of Kubernetes components are written in Golang. We would like tracing for Golang without having to update the code. I suspect the approach would likely need to use eBPF instead of using...
2 months ago in Instana / Go / Tracing 3 Not under consideration

Add "message" tag for monitoring kafka

I'm using instana for tracing requests and sometimes our http endpoints send kafka messages to topics.I added instrumentation for kafka python library we are using so that in can be traced in instana. Issue I'm facing is - I need to show message b...
2 months ago in Instana / Python / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Support Apache Camel Version > 3.13

For Apache Camel Tracing only versions until 3.13 are supported. Version 3.13 is outdated and should not be used anymore. As the current LTS versions are 3.14.4 and 3.18.0 Instana should support these version as soon as possible, as we are not abl...
3 months ago in Instana / Java / Tracing 0 Future consideration

FR - Python sensor support for Tornado 6

At this moment instana python sensor it's only support Tornado bellow version 6.0.0 but we need to update and app that depends on Tornado 6.1 and we need the Instana monitoritation. It's possible add support for Tornado >= 6.0.0 to Instana Pyth...
6 months ago in Instana / Python / Tracing 0 Future consideration