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PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

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Visibility of sensitive data

From the transactional portal of a client that performs a query to the iSeries and is displayed in Instana, from the “analytics” functionality some sensitive data is evidenced that must be filtered. It was detected that from a call to the database...
about 2 months ago in Instana / .NET 1 Planned for future release

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...
9 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 0 Future consideration

Kafka Cluster Consumer Group Metrics at the Partition Level

I would like to monitor Kafka consumer group metrics such as current offset, log end offset, lag, throughput, etc., at the partition level. This would be similar to the metrics provided by the kafka-consumer-groups.sh CLI tool: ▶ bin/kafka-consume...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

CP4AIOps Connections - warning when creating Connections with invalid names

When creating a Connection in CP4AIOps (to Instana), you can create this Connection using characters like "_" with no warning. However, the Connection fails later on because of these illegal characters. It would be better if a warning appears when...
3 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps 0 Under review

Support for vSphere 8

Hi team, We found out that Instana supports vSphere until version 7 https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=instana-monitoring-vsphere#supported-versions Please support version 8. Thank you
4 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0

Add Support for AlwaysOn Clusters in addition to FCI Clusters

many organization utilize AlwaysOn instead of FCI because AlwaysOn does not require shared storage.
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / APM & Applications & Databases 0 Under review

Change the color schema of the DWC to help differentiate between prod and non-prod instances, potentially open in the same web browser.

I would like to see a way to very easily see a visual difference between the production instance of the DWC and the non-production instance of the DWC. Often times those two URLs are open in the same browser, just different tabs. We are noticing s...
2 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Under review

Enable granular automation for databases

At current version, a Turbonomic admin can't choose the direction that a Database action can be executed. Even at Group creation, we don't have filters to pick just performance or Savings or if the Cost Impact is positive or negative (because some...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM 0 Future consideration

Amazon recently announced DB2 on RDS. We'd like to take advantages of AWS infrastructure and ensure DB2 RDS is fully supported with IWS.

Amazon recently announced DB2 on RDS. We'd like to take advantages of AWS infrastructure and ensure DB2 RDS is fully supported with IWS.I know that the product is supported by it's version and platform may not impact it. However, I'd like to ensur...
5 months ago in Workload Automation 1 Future consideration

Ignoring a proposed action for a certain period of time (hiding it from the Pending Action list for that period).

Turbonomic can generate many actions, but sometimes you may want to ignore a proposed action for a certain period of time after understanding its content. In such cases, it would be useful for operations if you could check the relevant action and ...
about 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 5 Future consideration