News & Updates

May 12, 2017

Introducing Dynamic Focus for Application Performance Management

At Instana we are constantly working with our customers to help them monitor and manage their dynamic and scaled application environments. Read on...
May 11, 2017

Monitoring Hadoop Clusters: a one hour project!

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What if you could monitor your Hadoop Cluster out of the box? APM companies have attempted this in varying degrees for some time now, but none have ever crossed the... Read on...
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...
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...
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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