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PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
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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Rate Function without the mean over time

A customer is using Instana Dashboard to display Prometheus metrics and using the Mean and Rate function. The calculation of the Rate function returns the difference divided by the time period. The customers idea is to have an option or the metric...
11 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 0 Future consideration

Find Kubernetes entities if the end time is greater than the entity lifetime

At the moment one can find an entity (e.g. Kubernetes Deployment) if the start time is earlier than the entity creation time but it is not possible to find an entity if the selected end time in the UI is later than the entity deletion/termination/...
11 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Instana support for monitoring Netezza

Customer is asking for a way to monitor traffic, load and performance for Netezza Performance Server in near real time.
12 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 1 Future consideration

Nobl9 has difficulties when integrating Instana's Application APIs.

1) On the Analytics page, the API query button does not generate a complete JSON blob that can be used to query Instana to get the same result as shown on the UI. - No group by option in the generated JSON.- No Hidden Calls filtering in the JSON. ...
12 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Future consideration

WIDGET SLO in LIVE mode does not refresh with values ​​defined in SLI

To be possible to check the live mode in SLO widget in a custom dashboard in Instana. Currently it is unavailable.
about 1 year ago in Instana / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Future consideration

Support Prometheus Metrics on Openshift through Openshift Annotations

The option to use OC annotations to collect Prometheus Metrics is not supported by Instana (yet)?
about 1 year ago in Instana / Integrations / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Support outbound transaction starting from mainframe to distribute system

A transaction starts from CICS and calls outbound services, such as sending an outbound MQ, or calling another Web Services which resides in a distributed system such as Windows .Net Server(IIS).
about 1 year ago in Instana / IBM Z / Tracing 0 Future consideration

Display summarized mainframe CPU consumption of all JDBC calls to Db2 on z/OS of a single frent-end request, and Instana dashboard can sort by this summarized CPU time.

Mainframe CPU consumption is critical data for application monitoring, currently Instana on z/OS can collect CPU time from SMF data for each JDBC call to Db2 on z/OS and all these data have been sent to Instana. It will be very valuable and helpfu...
about 1 year ago in Instana / IBM Z / Sensor 0 Future consideration

Improve EUM Page Load View - Add Script Type Labelling for Calls pre Page Load Completion

All calls that are processed before the page load has been completed are being labelled "OTHER" instead of their actual type. Can they be retroactively analysed and labelled correctly instead? Please see added screenshots for reference.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Missing mount point monitoring

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors mount success with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana, so they're interested in implementation of analogs of what they use in ITM. Below is the example of such ITM situation: *IF *SCAN KLZ...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Future consideration