News & Updates

April 27, 2017

Go Monitoring and Tracing with Instana

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Go is being considered a good fit to implement microservices, and as we engage with the IT marketplace, we see it quite commonly used for new projects. Read on...
March 16, 2017

DC/OS and Instana – a Partnership for Modern Operations

Deployment and monitoring of modern applications and infrastructure has evolved. Gone are the days of writing code for a year, deploying to production (having a release party), and hoping that... Read on...
January 31, 2017

Service Mapper: Our First Step Towards True Service Management

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Applications are IT’s reflection of the business processes a company is automating. Applications are collections of Services which essentially model and deliver specific business processes. A management tool would presumably... Read on...
January 10, 2017

Managing Quality of Service (Part I): Management, Service, Quality and Model

Monitoring is a tool. It is one of many tools in the hands of the IT department used to deliver the best service to their customers, be they company-internal or... Read on...
December 09, 2016

Amazon Commoditizes Tracing with the new AWS X-Ray

Last week at re:invent, Amazon announced the preview of AWS X-Ray – a new service to analyze and debug distributed systems. You could feel the shock of established APM vendors... Read on...
December 08, 2016

Instana Announces Support for OpenTracing

One of Instana’s core features is the ability to automatically trace and analyze every request in a complex system without any configuration or measurable impact. Read on...
November 10, 2016

Introducing the Instana Trace SDK

Extending Instana’s ability to follow distributed calls across custom protocols Read on...
October 24, 2016

Monitoring Microservices (Part III) – Investigate: Troubleshooting with Machine Intelligence

Performance incident response processes are still manual creation of dashboards on the fly and visual correlation of data. Instana automates the incident response process. Read on...
October 10, 2016

Monitoring Microservices (Part II) – Understand: Analyze and Derive Application Health

In Part 1 of this blog series about monitoring microservices, we looked at the building blocks of microservice-based applications and the necessity of automatically discovering all components and their changes. Read on...
September 22, 2016

Monitoring Microservices (Part I) – Discovery: Putting the Puzzle Together

Microservices have been pioneered by companies like Netflix, Amazon and Google and are the successor of SOA. Read on...
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