News & Updates

May 30, 2016

Introducing Timeshift for Application Monitoring

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As applications become more and more dynamic, troubleshooting them gets harder. Components are spun up by orchestration tools and accurate investigation is almost impossible. What if you could go back... Read more...
May 19, 2016

Monitoring Microservice Applications: Introducing the Dynamic Graph

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Modern Microservice and Container based applications have attributes that introduce challenges for operating and monitoring these environments: Read more...
May 17, 2016

Evolution of Tracing in Application Performance Management

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Tracing is a core element of every Application Performance Management tool. It is called “User-Defined Transaction Profiling” by Gartner and has two important values for the users of APM tools: Read more...
May 12, 2016

Automatic Incident recognition to rid the world of Alert Storms

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It really has become a problem! A plethora of applications, tools and systems generate alarms and alerts at a frequency and amount greater than humans are able to cope with.... Read more...
May 04, 2016

How Automatic Change Detection Improves Root Cause Determination

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OK, You’re an ops guy (if you’re not, pretend for a moment you’re an ops guy or gal in charge of maintaining a dynamically scaled, highly distributed software system in... Read more...
May 02, 2016

Gartner names Instana a Cool Vendor in Availability and Performance

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Just a little more than a year ago, we founded Instana with the vision of building the next generation application performance monitoring solution. Last week Gartner named us a Cool... Read more...
December 01, 2015

Visualizing Dynamic Environments at Scale

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It’s the new new! The DevOps universe has come to agree, the new world is about constant change. At the infrastructure layer, containers running on virtual hosts that come and... Read more...
November 26, 2015

Gaining Knowledge: How Stan Learns

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“Monitoring systems are tempting choices for gathering performance metrics, but they usually end up having to trade off resolution for economy of storage and rarely have a resolution higher than... Read more...
October 13, 2015

Introducing Stan – Your Virtual DevOps Expert

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“And at our scale, humans cannot continuously monitor the status of all of our systems.” –Netflix DevOps Team That’s why Instana came up with Stan, your virtual DevOps expert. Read more...
October 06, 2015

Bringing semantics to monitoring: metrics and health

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Software systems need to be built with observability in mind. Observability allows you to look inside running software to understand how it’s operating and to help find issues. Modern software... Read more...
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