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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...
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...
Single execution plan for executing same action on systems located at different timezones, like Cloud Availability zones or regions
If I have a distributed application deployed at different timezones, I need to create many policies to execute an action at 6 AM on Saturday. This leads to a large number of execution plans and associated policies. If the action is same and need t...
Do not rewrite Instana Console UI URL to host_name in settings.hcl
We need to skip setting the host_name variable in the settings.hcl file. Whenever we are trying to login to the console using the IP address or the hostname or the loadbalancer URL, its redirecting to the defined value of host_name in the settings...
Having the source map integrated into instana is very helpful, however sometimes, the stack trace is not that clear, because the stack trace reported is related to a third party library, and in this case the mapping is not very helpful
TNCM - Autodiscovery with multiple commands for VTMOS on devices that need of more that one command to do it
ITNCM - autodiscovery with multiple commands for VTMOS on devices that need of more that one command to do it
System: Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager
Actor: Customer/User needing new feature
We have on TNCM the autodiscovery function t...
Start/stop instana agent looking for environment variable not set and maxdepth flag inside find which doesn't exist on AIX clients
Everytime an instana agent when stopped or started throws up this error on two environment variables not being set. JAVA_MAX_MEM' and 'JAVA_OPTS'. Assuming these needs to be defined in the setenv file. These variables needs to be set and exported ...
about 1 year ago
in Instana / Agent
Functionality already exists
Actualfree and free memory usage - AIX server monitoring
Its has been noticed that the memory usage under the infrastructure monitoring is reporting incorrect readings. After working with the support, found that instana use Sigar library to collect the memory metrics, which offers two values free and ac...
Tracing support for apache/IBM HTTPServer on windows platform
We have customer with core production using IBM HTTP Server on Windows 2016. Regarding IBM Instana documentation only Linux is supported for tracing: Supported Versions - Tracing Apache HTTP Server 2.4.x, on Linux x86_64. Apache HTTP Server 2.2.30...
Based on many comments received from customers we will value you consider adding the following key metrics in the page load trace of websites:OnLoadTimeDOM TimeFirst PaintFirst byte timeRequestResponse Thank you.
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