Instana Supports On-Prem Version of Google Kubernetes Engine
May 23, 2019
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Instana announced support for the On-Prem version of Google’s Kubernetes Engine (GKE), a part of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

“Application teams need flexibility in their platform choices, especially as they implement and roll out orchestrated microservice applications,” said Mirko Novakovic, Instana co-founder and CEO. “Instana will continue to expand our Kubernetes distribution support so that no matter what platform a DevOps team chooses, they can also have a world class APM solution.”

Instana’s automatic application monitoring solution discovers application infrastructure and service components, including Kubernetes Pods and Nodes. The tool automatically deploys monitoring sensors for each part of the application technology stack and traces all application requests – without requiring any human configuration or even application restarts. The solution detects changes in the application environment in real-time, adjusting its own models and visualizing the changes and impacts to performance in seconds.

Instana’s Kubernetes APM solution runs on many popular K8S distributions include open-source Kubernetes, Microsoft Azure AKS, IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, Red Hat OpenShift, Google (GKE) cloud and on-prem versions, and Amazon’s EKS.

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