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Time data needed at the call details panel

It is not easy to know the starting time and the latency for calls, when the timeline is not shown in the analyzer, i.e., for big traces. My proposal is to show, in the call details panel, at what time the call started and which was its latency. T...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Making it easy to identify SqlInjection

For HTTP calls performed by GET, when a SqlInjection or other types of intrussions, one of the parameters in the query string contains the atack command (SQL or OS). In the application perspective, it is possible to filter by the partial content ...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

Add time shift comparison on a weekly base

Update: I've just seen this is already implented :) Dear Instana Devs and POs, We really like the newly introduced "Time Shift" feature of Instana. However, for our use cases, the options "Previous Timeframe" and "Yesterday" are often not sufficie...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Functionality already exists

24 hour (daily) granularity on long term views

When looking at a few weeks worth of data in Instana granularity is set to 12 hours.When having a daily seasonality in traffic - which I assume most Instana users have to some extend - this means that data like the number of calls cannot be easily...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Future consideration

Ability to globalize endpoint mapping

The default rule for determining http endpoints: "Use the first url segment" is insufficient for us in many areas. There are two ways to override this: 1. Creation of a large number of additional rules with endpoint definitions in the Instana conf...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Submitted

mapping js errors for backend

Actually, the source mapping is done only on front end errors It could be intertesting to have this mapping available also on the stack traces for backend side, since we have transpilation process between javascript and typescript
about 2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review

Save Filter, Group and Facet settings in Analytics, like Infrastructure saved filters

Analytics is great, however is a burden to repeat the filter/group criterias, and sometimes also the facets. I know, I could get the shortlink to the panel, but what happens if I miss the link ? Yes, redo everything from scratch. Please consider t...
2 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Make the magnifier icon mean zoom

In any graph with a time axis, if you select a time range on the graph, there is a magnifier button which sends you to analytics and a ... menu with a clock button which zooms to the time range. I suggest you change this to have the magnifier icon...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 1 Future consideration

Official terraform support

We are managing all of our infra aspects as a code principle, because of that we would like to have instana terraform provider in order to create our alerts & dashboards as a code
3 months ago in Instana / Alert / Application perspectives / Extend Capabilities 0 Future consideration

Infrastructure Mapping for AWS Aurora/RDS instances

Currently we are facing the issue that for ex. AWS Aurora MySQL databases the infrastructure node is not mapped to the corresponding service in Instana. In the application perspective we can see the traces to this database instance. However, on th...
4 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration