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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Instana
Categories Self Hosted
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 5, 2022

OpenSearch Support

As an user of the Self Hosted Instana Backend/Datastore, it would be beneficial to be able to replace ElasticSearch with OpenSerach (Interpropability of ES and OS). OpenSearch is available as a managed service on AWS or as K8s operator ( which would lead to an solution which has a much higher support level then a custom solution with ElasticSearch.

Furthermore it would simplify the licence management as the current SSPL license of ElasticSearch is not considered as Open Source compliant. (Strong copy left license)

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 23, 2024


    +1 on reconsidering the status. We are managing 100+ clients (IBM Security EDR) which each have a OpenSearch deployment. This will be very beneficial to our monitoring infrastructure.

  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Aug 16, 2022


    We do see value in supporting managed services to reducing your operational load.

    At this point, we are not planning to add support for OpenSearch in the foreseeable future.

    Please feel free to vote on this idea.