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Status Future consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Metric Store
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 10, 2023
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit INSTANA-I-1757 Retention of JVM data after change in PID/ID.

Aggregate stats for different processes where the INSTANA_SERVICE_NAME environment variable is the same Merged

Currently, if a process, like a JVM, is restarted, then all of the metrics from the new PID is not associated with the metrics from the old PID. They are treated as completely separate entities. This makes tracking long term metrics (such as Heap usage) nearly impossible in environments where applications may be deployed and/or restarted frequently.

Instead, it would be good if any metrics collected at the process level or higher (i.e. JVM, Node, CLR instances, and even higher such as Tomcat, IIS AppPool) are aggregated under the same buckets as any previous instance based on the value of the INSTANA_SERVICE_NAME environment variable.

Idea priority Medium