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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 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

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Remove couple of drop down options in MWM

Need to remove the "!=" and "not like" drop down options from the out of the box MWM selection.. users have mistakenly used these options to create MM so it has suppressed all the alerts coming into the system. To avoid these mistakes in the futur...
4 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Turbonomic should interact with OpenShift API for delete actions.

Turbonomic should interact with the OpenShift API for delete actions on volumes. This will allow the cluster to clean up necessary objects like the PV and PVC configurations while deleting the backend volume. This would also solve PaaS specific is...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 1 Future consideration

Maintenance Window Management View Customization

We need to have the option to enable or disable the required comparators in the GUI such as =, !=, like, not like. Based on the customer requirement, they can keep the required comparators.
4 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Future consideration

Variable Capabilitiy for Instana's Grafana Plugin

The Instana plugin for Grafana needs support for variables to be used in dashboards and queries. Without this, a Grafana dashboard that displays Instana data must use hard coded server names in the queries. Thus, to show the same graph for a diffe...
4 months ago in Instana / Backend Enablement 0 Future consideration

Azure offer reservations for Azure CosmosDB. Can we see and recommend CosmosDB reservations please?

Azure offers 65% discounts on COSMOS - this can save the customer a lot of money if properly managed. Turbo could help the client make the right decisions. Rightsize FIRST - then Recommend COSMOS RI SECOND
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Future consideration

Automate the currency change (probe property) fetched from the Azure price sheet

Hi team, My customer would like to change the currency that is fetched from the Azure price sheet. They are using Turbo SaaS, and now it's required to do it manually through a request.Now, Turbo UI is confuse, since lets you to change the currency...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / SaaS 0 Future consideration

Function to notify maintenance downtime in advance (SaaS Turbonomic)

As you can see in SaaS services such as Salesforce, if downtime occurs due to maintenance, it would be good to have a function that notifies us in advance. (For example, from about a week before maintenance, a notification screen will be displayed...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Future consideration

Call Alter

We would like the ability to restrict the default level of access for users of Turbonomic, particularly Site Administrators. Before a user can manually execute action of modify a policy, we would like to require that the user receive temporary acc...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 0 Future consideration

Maintenance windows display a message/note for end users

Hi team, Customer asked: When placing a downtime on an entity(application, website, port) within Instana, is it possible to display a message/note in the latter? Example: For instance, we place a downtime between 13:00 – 18:00 an application named...
4 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Enable Group selection on the Plan Feature 'Host Clusters to Merge'

Hi, I am requesting to be able to pick groups of hosts on the plan feature "Host Clusters to Merge". Cause we have different groups for our clusters and hosts and I am not able to use them for the plan feature and have to pick the clusters manuall...
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration