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Websites/More metrics in Page Load trace

Based on many comments received from customers we will value you consider adding the following key metrics in the page load trace of websites:OnLoadTimeDOM TimeFirst PaintFirst byte timeRequestResponse Thank you.
about 5 hours ago in Instana / Tracing 0 Submitted

Smart Alerts, more options to Maintenance Window & time evaluation period of invidual alerts

Today Maintenance Window has a fixed start/end date and time. Some customer are asking for a more flexible approach, like crontab settings: A fixed period each day (to handle agent updates and restarts in systems that have many alerts for online/o...
about 5 hours ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

.NET Core and Framework Profiling on Windows

When developing software you sometimes run into memory leaks or high CPU that are difficult to explain. Profiling can help to identify the root cause so the issue can be solved. This feature already exist for Linux: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/ins...
about 7 hours ago in Instana / .NET / Azure 0 Submitted

Support for r2dbc

Hi team, opening this feature request on behalf of a customer to support monitoring of r2dbc projects which is "the new cool way to access databases" :) Comments from customer:"we have a fully reactive Spring-Boot application which uses R2DBC to a...
about 7 hours ago in Instana / Agent / Java 0 Submitted

RabbitMQ queue consumer count

Consumer count per queue is missing, its a critical metric for properly monitoring RabbitMQ and would be great to see next to the message counts.
about 11 hours ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Ignore/ suppress / downtime function for events

Currently there is function called "Maintenance windows" https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=alerts-scheduling-maintenance-windows This is lacking the functionality to prevent the events from showing up in the Events lo...
about 12 hours ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Add possibility to change pollIntervalSeconds for all JVM custom metric sources

It appears only prometheus-java-client-library has the possibility to change pollIntervalSeconds and changing it DOES NOT appear to affect the other JVM custom metric sources, like micrometer. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/curr...
about 13 hours ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Application monitoring plugin for Informatica powercenter

We were looking to monitoring the informatica ETL application at the client using instana. Unfortunately, couldn't find any plugin related to Informatica Powercenter 10.2.0 Hotfix 2 or 10.4.1 in the configuration.yaml neither at https://www.ibm.co...
2 days ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Submitted

Being able to add AWS observer using IAM roles instead of access and secret keys.

Customers have polices to changes keys every 90 days. it will be nightmare to change observer keys every 90 days. it will would be nice to add AWS observer target using IAM role. This is a must requirement from DISH Networks to do a POC.
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Add target support to AIX / PowerVM

I received from Turbonomic & SevONE Sales Director, Technology Business Unit Data,AI&Automation Div. IBM Japan, Ltd. that IBM does not support IBM AIX and Oracle VM on Turbonomic. My client TOHOKU EPC's subisidiary TOiNX requested us to su...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 1 Planned for future release