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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Instana
Categories Alert
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 29, 2022

Relative deviation for custom events metrics

There should be a functionality to define the relative deviation instead of absolute deviation when creating custom events. For example, when we create a new custom event for "Entity - Application" and "Metric - Call count", we don't want to choose only "Count" in the value, but maybe "Percentage" to define the relative deviation.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Aug 17, 2022

    It might be also useful if Smart alerts can be enabled for Infrastructure metrics (existing Idea). If that were possible, with the new "adaptive threshold" feature of Smart Alerts it would somewhat provide a similar outcome. Of couse then you would not have the granular control that is being asked here.

  • Guest
    Aug 17, 2022

    I have a real suctomer requirement around this. Customer wants to use Instana to monitor IBM MQ. One of the requests is to be able to be alerted when there is an abnormal number of messages filing up. Its not a percentage fill but a matter of a deviation from norm or and outlier. So if a particular queue is having a fill percengage of 50 for the last 5 min. and that is a 200% increase from normal. They want to be able to get an alert.