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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 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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Ability to add more than 10 Application Perspective's to events/alerts/etc

Would like the ability to add more than 10 Application Perspective's to event/alerts. This would allow us to add more Application Perspective's to one alert instead of creating multiple of the same alert to cover the Application Perspective's that...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Monitoring of Custom Application Error Codes by Instana

The customer uses Instana for Unified Payment Interface application monitoring. They want to monitor error codes generated by UPI application by Instana.
3 months ago in Instana / Common 1 Functionality already exists

Limit what files are copied per pod by instana-instrumentation-init

The typical duration of instana-instrumentation-init is 2 seconds. This becomes an issue during node consolidation and when pods are moved to a new node. I’ve analysed the reason for this slow performance, and it is likely due to the init containe...
6 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Functionality already exists

Instana email notification does not include status and other important fields for alert condition

Client has reported that the email content does not include alert payload e.g. threshold, metric, status. Lack of status field does not let client effectively use email notifications for additional processing of the event. Request is to add all al...
3 months ago in Instana / Alert 1 Functionality already exists

Add costs estimation by Container Pod

Hi, I'm working with a customer with more than 1500 workloads and base on kubernetes. It would be nice to have the estimated cost by each pod inside a cluster, so they can track and sort by most expensive cluster or pod and execute actions based o...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 1 Functionality already exists

Need to monitor existence of Dead Letter Queue by Instana Agent

Dear colleagues, our customer monitors existence of Dead Letter Queue in MQ with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana, so they're interested in implementation of analogs to what they use in ITM. Below is the example of such ITM s...
about 1 year ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 2 Functionality already exists

Allow label mapping in analytics or custom dashboards

Example use: Visualizaton of kubernetes metrics e.g. for resource_limits
7 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 7 Functionality already exists

Instana: Would like to see the Availability zone as part of the trace

Currently we are unable to filter using the availability zone in the Analytics>Applications/Calls tab. You can specify the availability zone in a Smart Alert, but when you try and analyze the issue you cannot filter on the Availability Zone.
about 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 3 Functionality already exists

Add support for MSSQL instances

Currently, any multi-tenant setup on SQL (aka SQL Instances) is not supported. The request is to add support - and the ideal solution would be to allow Turbo to enumerate all SQL instances via the SQL Server Browsing service.
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 1 Functionality already exists

An option during the upgrade or uninstall of an agent to only choose the Dynamic Agent and not the FTA

During the installation of an agent, an option is available (-agent dynamic|fta|both) to choose which type of agent to install, either a Dynamic Agent (DA) or an Fault-Toerant Agent (FTA). A similar option must exist for upgrade (-update) and unin...
9 months ago in Workload Automation 2 Functionality already exists