News & Updates

December 01, 2015

Visualizing Dynamic Environments at Scale

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 on...
November 26, 2015

Gaining Knowledge: How Stan Learns

“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 on...
October 13, 2015

Introducing Stan – Your Virtual DevOps Expert

“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 on...
October 06, 2015

Bringing semantics to monitoring: metrics and health

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 on...
August 25, 2015

Monitoring needs to be Immediate and Accurate

Former Gartner APM Analyst Jonah Kowall said on requirements for APM tools: “The Second is the New Minute”. I could not agree more! There are two dimensions where I propose... Read on...
August 17, 2015

The Long Tail of Application Performance Management

More than a decade ago Chris Anderson wrote an article for WIRED magazine called “The Long Tail“. It described how the Internet has changed the sales and distribution model of... Read on...
August 12, 2015

Introducing Instana Alpha

Instana came out of stealth mode a week ago and the response we have received was just bigger than we have ever expected. More then 5,000 people have visited our... Read on...
August 07, 2015

Application Performance Management (APM): Where is it going?

Welcome to the first ever blog posting from Instana! We founded Instana because we noticed that the world of system and application performance managment was too complicated. Our first blog... Read on...
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