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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...
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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Allow users to change the pre-defined severity of a built-in event and allow to change the related metric thresholds

There is a bunch of built-in events, but in some cases users won't agree with the severity level of the events or the selected metric thresholds. Please allow users to change these in built-in events. Seems like something that should have been pos...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Alert 1 Future consideration

Use service name instead of host IP to reach instana agent from monitored applications in K8s

Dear colleagues Tanzu k8s cluster have strict security rules that block communication between podNetwork and hostNetwork IP addresses. The effect of it is inability or significant reduce in flexibility to trace applications like JVM based. Solutio...
2 months ago in Instana / Agent 1 Under review

Get Application Infrastructure for multiple applications at once

We're trying to collect all the application infrastructure as returned by /api/infrastructure-monitoring/topology/filtered-topology. When there are many, it can imply a significant back and forth, with many request/response. It would be beneficial...
25 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Basic filtering in /api/infrastructure-monitoring/topology

Currently we're using /api/infrastructure-monitoring/topology to retrieve the list of a subset of the infrastructure snapshots and their relations. The problem is that this endpoints returns everything, and therefore produces massive responses fro...
25 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Get list view of Application services by CPU/memory utilization using Custom Dashboard

We need to get top list of cpu or memory utilization by service /application name as it will help identify which particular application is consuming high cpu/memory . This will facilitate team to take quick action.
11 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 3 Future consideration

IBM PowerHMC Sensor - Enable System "temperature" metric for custom event

We must be able to create a Custom Event for the System temperature.
26 days ago in Instana / IBM Power 0 Submitted

Need to enhance the AIX / LPAR monitoring as the basic monitoring is not sufficient to understand the performance problems.

After speaking to the IBM Power Sales team, existing AIX metrices are not sufficient even when enhanced with the IBM pHMC sensor metrices. The customers are relying on the vmstat/iostat/nmon commands to extract reports and do manual work of assess...
about 2 months ago in Instana / IBM Power / Sensor 0 Under review

Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
over 1 year ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Adaptive Threshold for Erroneous Calls - Global Smart Alerts

Currently in Global Smart Alerts, adaptive threshold option is there for Slow calls, HTTP Status Codes and throughput. Whereas, for erroneous calls only static threshold is available. Static threshold will not account for the daily erroneous call ...
10 months ago in Instana / Alert 3 Future consideration

Reduce granularity of adaptive threshold to 2-3 mins for smart alerts

We need granularity up to 2 or 3 mins. Our MTTD (Mean Time To Detect) goal is less than 10 minutes. For us to achieve this, alert should be triggered to us within 2 mins. Reason is to check for minimum 2 consecutive violations before alert is trig...
7 months ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 2 Future consideration