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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...
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...

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Azure Savings Plans for compute (VMs)

Earlier this year Azure came up with Savings plans support for compute. Similar in concept to AWS Savings plans. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/offers/savings-plan-compute/#benefits-and-features Product does not currently support this. ...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Billing & Costs & Discounts 0 Planned for future release

ORACLE TARGET SUPPORT

CLIENT: "I’d like the Oracle targets to be enhanced so a target can connect to multiple servers like the SQL targets can"
10 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Planned for future release

Monitor Disk I/O latency metrics

Currently, we don't show metrics related to Disk Latency. We don’t collect I/O latency related operations. This would be needed for business purposes.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Set time zone for Topology viewer

In the event viewer of NOI each user can set the time zone and all timestamps in the eventviewer are using this setting. It is independent of the local browser settings. The advantage for enterprises, which have employees in different timezones ar...
7 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Need to be able to threshold using COUNT even if the object is NOT an entity

Currently, Instana allows you to use a COUNT evaluation within the system rules. This allows customers to COUNT entities that meet a certain criteria. For example, count the number of processes that are running. But, there are number of customer u...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Alert 2 Planned for future release

Automatically enable CPU and Memory hotadd

I would like to see a policy option for enabling hot-add as part of a pre or post action. this would simply adoption and onboarding of Virtual machines.
almost 2 years ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 4 Planned for future release

ASM 1.1.15: Columns in searchlist of Resource Manager should be sortable and filterable; sort by resource status needed

When we look into the page „Resource Management“ e.g. on Resource Groups, then after adding a search string, a table is shown with the resource groups found. Unfortunately this table is not sortable by any of its columns and also not filterable by...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release

Azure extension install & update

The only way to install and update the Instana Azure extension is my manuell clicking in the Azure webUI. This is not a scalable solution if you have hundreds of App Services. There should be a way to install och update the Instana Azure extension...
6 months ago in Instana / .NET 2 Planned for future release

Automatic Snapshot Removal

Snapshots are often taken and forgotten in the environment. They cause both unwanted storage use and performance issue to VMs if left around too long. Would like to be able to create an automation to remove\consolidate snapshots for groups based o...
10 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 3 Planned for future release

Improvement of status of file-observer

When the file-observer has the state "finished", there are still some jobs in the background, i.e. indexing in Elasticsearch. The state in the overview of topology-management is irritating, as the user might still see some undefined resources in ...
over 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Planned for future release