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PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend
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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Disable All Actions Switch under Global Default Policies must include Parking Actions. Currently does not.

People might assume that the Global Defaults Disable All Actions switch might work on Parking actions. And then during a cutover, machines would be turned off by accident causing massive disruption. EITHER this switch should INCLUDE parking action...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration

Implementation of Periodic Resynchronization Feature from Symphony Files to IWS DB or Addition of Synchronization Failure Detection Capability

In my team, an operational error occurred during job status checks in DWC. The root cause was the inability to confirm the latest job execution results in DWC for several hours. (This occurred due to the synchronization failure from Symphony fi...
5 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Add Cloud IP Management to Turbonomic

The client has shown a keen interest in Turbonomic being able to monitor and automate actions related to IPs in the Cloud. Following a recent discussion with their Cloud Provider, they learned that IP prices are slated to surge by fivefold. Conseq...
7 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Future consideration

Collect, process & report Azure NSG/VNET flow logs

SevOne DNC already collects and process flows from different endpoints. With addition of Azure to this list will allow SevOne to be positioned uniquely for being single source of truth for both on-prem as well as Cloud networks.
7 months ago in SevOne / Dedicated NetFlow Collector (DNC) 0 Future consideration

Allow resizing of a VM when the VM is not running

Scale actions to resize or change the instance type of a VM in Azure do not function on a VM that is stopped/deallocated. Many of our VMs are scheduled to be stopped outside of normal business hours. We also have a schedule policy to have "execute...
8 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 1 Future consideration

Ability to set a Maximum Utilization Constraint for nodes in OCP/K8s clusters

As a customer, I need to be able to set a maximum utilization I don't want to pass for nodes, regarding the sum of all requests of all pods running there. Use case is: for production environment, I want to be sure to have enough capacity to retrie...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 2 Future consideration

Azure Sql Db scaling shouldn't only consider DTUS but also IOPS

This customer has an application which is very sensitive to IOPS. They specifically chose Premium Tier DTU , as it has MUCH more IOPS. >25 IOPS per DTU vs 1-4 IOPS per DTU. So when Turbonomic sees the DTU usage (which is a combination of CPU/ME...
10 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 1 Future consideration

Gamify Savings in Turbonomic to encourage competition.

Some of the biggest hurdles in achieving efficiency savings in Turbonomic is competing priorities. Some of the successes at companies to achieve Turbo driven savings, is to create a competitive game between departments and/or app teams on savings....
10 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration

The customer would like the ability to create an "Actions" widget in their dashboard to showcase the action executed for a particular business unit. We created groups for these business units in Turbo based on customer tags but that scope is not supported in the "Actions" widget

Being able to showcase actions executed on the basis of a business group would allow for more friendly competition within departments to get a "better turbo score" and track their individual teams progress.
11 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Self-Monitoring Instana with Instana - Document Instana custom metrics

(Self-Hosted) Instana instances can be fully monitored using Instana. If you know which metrics (custom metrics in Instana) to look out for when workload or resources change. Instana should provide up-to-date documentation of internal custom metri...
11 months ago in Instana / Self Hosted 2 Future consideration