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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Instana
Categories Java
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 20, 2022

Dimensional Micrometer Metrics

Currently it looks like Instana is pulling in micrometer metrics using JMX. As shown in the micrometer docs JMX is Hierarchical which means the metric name is FLAT and includes all tags.

This doesn't allow for filtering metrics BY TAG correctly when creating dashboards.

Other tools like telegraf/influx/prometheus/datadog allow for this which gives them an upper hand on dashboarding for SREs.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Sep 23, 2022

    Yup!

  • Admin
    Edwin Onattu
    Sep 21, 2022

    Hi Bill, hope you're well.
    We are definitely working to add support for tagged metrics, and we have already completed a first pass for Prometheus metrics.
    If you expose your micrometer metrics using Prometheus libraries, we should have support for this soon.

    We will also be adding support for generic micrometer metric tags in an upcoming release.

    Could we meet to review your use cases and show you our current Prometheus tagged metrics support for a micrometer source?