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Monitor Disk I/O latency metrics

Currently, we don't show metrics related to Disk Latency. We don’t collect I/O latency related operations. This would be needed for business purposes.
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

RPC call in Instana is not capturing http status code

http code for WCF is mapped as RPC calls in Instana UI and same has been confirmed in the support ticket, we would like to get correct mapping for all http codes in WCF.
4 months ago in Instana / .NET 0 Planned for future release

Support for instrumenting Gunicorn in python

At the moment when using gunicorn we have to manually instrument the application, which add some complexity in the Development process
5 months ago in Instana / Python 2 Planned for future release

Support for GraalVM

We have plans to use GraalVM https://www.graalvm.org/ for some of our microservices. Especially for cloud native applications GraalVM is a very interesting project. Spring Boot is working on supporting GraalVM with spring-native project: https://g...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Java 1 Planned for future release

Monitoring of AWS MSK in Topics Level Metrics

Instana can currently monitor AWS MSK in the cluster and broker level of metrics only. To improve the AWS MSK monitoring quality, additional metrics in topics level with the following functions will definitely useful and helpful for the MSK opera...
about 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 1 Planned for future release

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories

Host Agent sensor needs the ability to monitor files and directories. Want capabilities that are similar to ITM v6. Customers use this capability to indicate whether their applications are performing properly. For example, if there are too many fi...
5 months ago in Instana / Common 1 Planned for future release

Instana monitoring agent for IBM Datapower physical appliance

Currently IBM Datapower monitoring is available only for below setup 1. DataPower in a virtual machine2. DataPower in a Kubernetes cluster3. DataPower in a Docker container But it is not available for IBM Datapower physical appliance setup. Many c...
7 months ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Planned for future release

Support for r2dbc

Hi team, opening this feature request on behalf of a customer to support monitoring of r2dbc projects which is "the new cool way to access databases" :) Comments from customer:"we have a fully reactive Spring-Boot application which uses R2DBC to a...
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Agent / Java / Sensor 4 Planned for future release

Instana needs to support AutoTrace for OpenResty pod

Instana declares the support tracing for 3scale's OpenResty container. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-nginx#other-supported-information But its support is limited for the manual instrumentat...
5 months ago in Instana / C / Team Proxies 2 Planned for future release

Additional ActiveMQ metrics

Additional ActiveMQ metrics (Memory Percent Usage, Store Usage, Health, Current Status, etc.)
almost 2 years ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Planned for future release