Instana Blog

Announcement, Featured
Today IBM announced the definitive agreement to acquire Instana. The acquisition will help businesses better manage the complexity of modern applications that span the hybrid cloud landscape and infus
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Featured
Powered by the automatic discovery and change recognition of system components, Instana has an always up-to-date understanding of the system’s architecture and presents the latest contextual informa
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Featured
When services are used by multiple applications, hidden dependencies can secretly impact performance. Instana's Pipeline Feedback uses cross cutting analysis to see these dependencies and quickly iden
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Featured
And that’s it: we have now an MutatingAdmissionWebhook that you deploy with one simple Helm command, and will take care of ensuring that each and every container running Node.js and .NET Core create
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Announcement
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 the ope
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Product
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.
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Conceptual, Product
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 in their booths at the
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Announcement, Developer, Product
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.
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Developer, Product
One of the leading design goals for Instana is automatic detection and zero configuration. We do not want to require our users to configure what and how they monitor.
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Conceptual, Product
In Part I of this ‘Monitoring Microservices’ series we described how we automatically discover all the components, services and their changes in dynamic and scaled environments like microservice-b
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Conceptual, Product
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 thei
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Conceptual, Product
Microservices have been pioneered by companies like Netflix, Amazon and Google and are the successor of SOA. New applications from startups and enterprises are using this new architecture style, which
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Announcement, Conceptual, Product
Application Performance Management (APM) first came to market around 2000 when the Java language and the “3-tier architecture” was becoming dominant.
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