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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
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...

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Allow custom events be created for entity type: IBM MQ MFT Monitor

Currently, IBM MQ MFT Monitor is not available as an entity type to select when creating a custom event. The use case would be to create a custom event on IBM MQ MFT Monitor when they are in a status other than STARTED.
8 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Instana is really good at monitoring as observability of Kubernetes. But its capability is only focusing on Pod as Kubernetes deployment not as K8S CronJob that is so different.

Instana has plenty of built-in Events for Kubernetes Monitoring. However, some built-in events only suit Pods as Kubernetes deployment, not Pods as CronJob.Instana built-in Event : "Kubernetes Pod condition status" generates Critical Issue in the ...
8 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 1 Planned for future release

Compatibility for Java Profiling/Profiling on IBM Power (specifically on Linux)

This would be useful as it gives Power users (Dillards specifically which is a deal size of 108,480) access to java profiling for specific insights that they are looking for into the code. This is a dealbreaker request for them. Thank you for cons...
9 months ago in Instana / IBM Power 0 Planned for future release

Support is needed for auto-profiling for Java on Power Linux

Many customers use Power Linux as their production platform. In this case, the platform is OpenShift on Power Linux. The customer is running WebSphere (java) on the platform and needs the ability to get deeper into the code to understand where tim...
9 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Planned for future release

Instana should natively support tracing of Microsoft AKKA framework

We have a large deal at Kaizen Gaming in Greece that uses AKKA and the competition uses it. Kaizen is a gaming company expanding rapidly, now covering 12 countries in Europe and US and planning to expand in Asia in 2023. They have 1.500 employees ...
9 months ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Planned for future release

Java method tracing pre-defined options

Instana is unable to determine the time/performance at the Java “method” level. Instana requires either of the two of traces to be enabled to capture the method level performance, 1. Configuration based SDK trace: No changes on the application cod...
10 months ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Planned for future release

Support for latest versions of Tornado web server

We would like to use Instana AutoTrace with Jupyter notebooks using version 6.3 of Tornado. Currently 6.2 is the highest supported version.
11 months ago in Instana / Python 0 Planned for future release

Need Instance parameter representation in thresholds and percentiles

Dear colleagues, In Instana we miss several parameters that we need to monitor Queue Channels: Instance numbers Instance percentile Channels percentile Our customer monitors them with Tivoli Monitoring. They seek for transition to Instana, so they...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Alert / MQ / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Trace for JDBC requests from DB2 Connect to DB2 on z/OS

For customers using JDBC calls to DB2 on z/OS through an intermediate DB2 Connect server, this is must to compose the complete transaction trace.
about 1 year ago in Instana / IBM Z 0 Planned for future release

Alert on New Agent Registration at the SaaS Backend

The Customer needs to control the Instana Agent "one-liner installer" which is public information. In that sense, every user that has according permissions, can register a new agent against the Instana Backend. To avoid unwanted agent sprawl the c...
about 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Alert 0 Planned for future release