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Workspace Instana
Categories Sensor
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 30, 2023

Custom polling rate for MSSQL sensor

Our MSSQL experts noticed that on MSSQL servers, some requests are executed by the agent every second. This is currently expected, as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-microsoft-sql-server. However, these requests take 500ms to 800ms to run, which add a non-neglectible load on otherwise loaded servers. We would like to reduce this load by configuring a custom polling rate in the agent configuration. For instance, such a request could be executed only once every 10 seconds, reducing the agent load.

Idea priority Medium