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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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RightSize vCPU and vMem at the Same Time

For on-prem VMs, I’d like Turbo to be able to RightSize a VM’s vMem and vCPU at the same time instead of requiring a reboot for each action - which further requires 2 separate outage windows because the recommendations go away for ~4 hours when a ...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Under review

Add support for multiple billing accounts per cloud provider

We are trying to add 2 AWS master billing accounts to Turbo and found out that Turbo does not support that configuration. We are also trying to add 2 Azure EA's and that is not supported either. We need Turbo to support multiple billing accounts p...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Under review

Add "Non-Disruptive" column to Action Center for On-Prem and Container actions

Today, in the Action Center for many Cloud scaling actions, we have a column highlighting whether the action is non-disruptive or not. This helps customers adopt Turbo's automation quicker, builds trust, and lowers the barriers to action execution...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 5 Future consideration

support for aws china region and azure china region

csm is proposing Turbonomic to customer MCDONALDS-CN together with seller and tech sales team. customer is satisfied with the POC result against their VMware and K8S environment, wish Turbonomic can support their public cloud providers(Azure China...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Future consideration

Add threshold for response time NFR in custom dashboards

To be able to compare the measured response time with our given non functional requirements regarding response time it would be helpful to set a constant value for the response time threshold in a time series widget in custom dashboards.
6 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Allow stream name alias on event rule

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
6 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Submitted

Provide Similar ContainerD Container Name as the Docker Container Name (UI and API)

Dear Instana Team, as we recently switched our K8s Cluster from Docker to ConatinerD as runtime we noticed also a change of the view in Instana and at the connected systems (through Instana API). As we connected the data from Pods and Containers b...
6 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Submitted

Agent configuration file should support more alternative solutions to hide clear text passwords than HashiCorp Vault.

Security teams in enterprise customers are not approving passwords to be stored in clear text format in agent configuration yaml file. According to the current documentation of Instana, only solution provided to this issue is HashiCorp Vault (http...
11 days ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Ideas for more consumable actions

After initial deployment, it may take many Turbonomic actions to bring the existing environment to a more desired state. As a new user to Turbonomic it can be hard to digest and consume those actions and understand where to start. Some ideas to he...
22 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Future consideration

Allow navigation to groups directly from the groups management page

As a user while I am managing groups I would like the ability to navigate to a group so that I don't have to click Search->Groups->Type the Group name->Then select the group
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration