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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Instana
Categories Kubernetes Self Hosted
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 15, 2022

Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift

Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    May 5, 2022

    Hi Madura,

    you are correct, a more resilient and better documented HA setup for our K8s operator would need another idea. Please go ahead and create one (please see if there is overlap to INSTANA-I-170)

    Internally, we have it on the roadmap already, but happy to surface it in AHA as well.

  • Guest
    May 5, 2022

    Would this also ensure High Availability? I mean can we implement application High Avalability through autoscaling and replica policies to ensure that Instana On-Prem complies to HA requirements asked on many enterprise RFPs?

    If Not I'll create another idea for it.

  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Apr 14, 2022

    We are currently in the progress of organizing the first batch of the Openshift close beta. Feel free to reach out to me as outlined in my comment from March 21.

  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Mar 24, 2022

    Stripped customers names in initial request and converted to a public idea, so that we do not lose existing votes.

  • Admin
    Hubert Hesse
    Mar 21, 2022

    Hi Dave,

    thank you for your idea. Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

    If you want to participate in a closed beta, please reach out to me directly at and include the following questions

    Contact Name

    1. Which customer is this for?
    2. Is there a reason why they cannot use other Kubernetes distributions
    3. Which Openshift version would aim at (4.7, 4.8, 4.9), managed at a specific cloud provider or self managed.
    4. Would you be willing to participate in a closed beta?
    5. Can you give a rough estimate how large the installation would be. from S, M, L, XL, XXL
    6. If you have existing Instana data around numbers of instana entities, sensors, hosts, containers, please kindly share them as well
    7. Anything else you would like to share?

    Please add any additional context you have here.