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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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Support Amlen for Metrics and Traces

Currently, the MQTT Broker Amlen is not recognized as a technology by Instana. It would be great to have a sensor (as well as dashboard, built-in metrics, ...) for Amlen. Amlen provides most important metrics via REST API. In addition, Instana doe...
20 days ago in Instana / Integrations 0 Submitted

Support for GPU instances in Azure environments

Similar to AWS, Azure also has instances that use GPUs, but they are not supported yet. Some customers operate LLM applications with AKS, so support that kind of environment is appreciated.
20 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Under review

Instana monitoring agent for IBM Datapower physical appliance

Currently IBM Datapower monitoring is available only for below setup 1. DataPower in a virtual machine2. DataPower in a Kubernetes cluster3. DataPower in a Docker container But it is not available for IBM Datapower physical appliance setup. Many c...
4 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Support for VMware vCenter V8 discovery

Support for the discovery of the VMware vCenter V8 is needed.

Add an "at least" option to go up to maximum when scaling up and down to minimum when scaling down

Today, Turbonomic calculates the desired sizing of a VM and then generates an action to go there. Currently if there's a minimum set in a policy, Turbonomic could just discard the action if the Desired State is below the minimum and then not resiz...
7 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Future consideration

Add a way to be able quick filter NetFlow widget in DI

Not every user is comfortable with editing a widget to create a filter for a Flow widget. Would be great if there was a way to create a quick filter from the main report. For example, for view is Top Applications; provide a way to filter applicati...
3 months ago in SevOne / Data Insight (DI) 4 Planned for future release

While in group edit mode, default search bar to return results within the group

When you navigate to Settings > Groups > searchbar > (search query), you get returned results from the total inventory of that entity type. Often times you need to edit the pre-existing group from a sparse collection of VMs, so it would b...
20 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Submitted

Add a description field of at least 256 characters to Groups and Policies to allow for annotation of when and why they were created for and what other objects they correspond to.

Just as this description field is used in this idea submission, a description field in the Groups and Policies will allow us to tag them with metadata that will be useful in remembering when and why we created them.
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration

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...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration

(Public) Support for gMSA accounts in IWS. Allow IWS to use gMSA accounts to execute jobs

(Public) gMSA for service accounts offer additional security and will not require manual updating of passwords. IWS currently requires standard user accounts (the Microsoft definition) to execute jobs, and not gMSA or sSMA accounts.
2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration