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My ideas: Instana

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Logging integration with Grafana Loki

Feature Request: We would like to connect our Instana with Grafana Loki, so we can benefit from a centralized (Instana) place to view and analyze logs and metrics. Currently Instana supports ELK,Splunk, Coralogix, Humio and Mezmo. Any considoratio...
13 days ago in Instana / Logging 0 Submitted

Db2 custom workload's metrics

Current Instana supports only Db2's default workload (SYSDEFAULTUSERWORKLOAD). In many cases, Db2 users create custom workload(s). Such users would be happy if Instana can collect these custom workloads' metrics.
13 days ago in Instana / DB2 0 Submitted

Make Instana Agent API available on IPV4

We have a use case where we remote monitoring a database and need to access the instana agent API to generate events/changes/incidents but the API port is only available to the localhost so we cannot access it remotely. Making the APi port availab...
26 days ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Implement support for SNS -> Lambda or HTTPS in the Node.js tracer.

Implementing support for SNS -> Lambda or HTTPS in the Node.js tracer is useful because it will extend the functionality of the system, allowing integration with additional services that are not currently supported. This will benefit developers...
14 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Custom Dashboards: Creating calculated values and then plotting them

In custom dashboards today, we can't seem to create a calculated value and then plot it as a single line. For example: 1) Go to dashboards and create a new time series widget. 2) Use data source: Infrastructure & Platforms 3) For metrics, u...
14 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Instana should support Graviton based machines and applications deployed on them

Instana should support Graviton based machines and applications deployed on EC2 and EKS. Support is need for applications written using GoLang, Nodejs, .net core, java. We also need support for opentel.
27 days ago in Instana / Sensor 2 Submitted

Enable collection of service flow metrics on service relation

As a monitoring org for sales distribution platform with complex distributed service architecture we need metrics like eg. latency, calls, error-rate for caller-callee service relation as opposed to existing application service flow map where metr...
27 days ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Submitted

GKE autopilot compatible

Instana Agent must be available in your GKE Autopilot environment.
4 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Submitted

Be able to monitor the windows process which doesn't have CommandLine attribute

Instana host sensor provide the ability to monitor the custom process via com.instana.plugin.process in configuration.yaml, however, there is limitation in windows platform. Host Sensor on Windows is comparing the string you specify in the configu...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Request for support NGINX plus R32

We would like to request the addition of support for NGINX Plus R32 in the IBM Instana Observability platform. Based on the current documentation, the latest supported version of NGINX Plus is: NGINX Plus R31 for Glibc-based Linux and Alpine Linux
16 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted