Summary: The SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP) is a powerful tool that combines data and analytics, AI, application development, automation, and integration into one ecosystem. To ensure the smooth functioning of SAP BTP cloud-native applications, real-time monitoring is essential. IBM Instana provides a reliable solution for monitoring and observability, offering proactive issue detection, performance optimization, scalability, efficient incident response, and adherence to security and compliance requirements.
IBM Instana™ Observability is a cutting-edge solution that outperforms traditional application performance monitoring (APM) tools and delivers insights in real-time. With its comprehensive observability, intelligent automation, swift remediation and security, enhanced performance, and user experience features, Instana helps organizations monitor their SAP BTP applications effectively.
To monitor SAP BTP cloud-native applications, Instana utilizes host agents and agent sensors deployed on platforms such as IBM Cloud®, AWS, Azure, and SAP, which gather and transmit detailed monitoring data to the Instana backend. The solution provides full-stack observability, auto-discovery and dependency mapping, real-time performance monitoring, AI-powered insights and root cause analysis, integration and extensibility, automation and remediation capabilities.
Instana seamlessly integrates with SAP BTP’s Kyma runtime, a managed Kubernetes runtime that offers flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness. With Instana, users can monitor various applications within their SAP BTP account, including Java Spring Boot, Python, node.js, and S/4 HANA Cloud Database, and gain visibility into their output through the Instana dashboard.
Key Features of IBM Instana Observability:
- Full-stack observability
- Auto-discovery and dependency mapping
- Real-time performance monitoring
- AI-powered insights and root cause analysis
- Integration and extensibility
- Automation and remediation
In addition to SAP BTP, IBM Instana also supports monitoring on IBM Cloud, AWS, and Azure platforms. Currently, Instana supports SAP BTP Kyma cluster monitoring, with BTP Cloud Foundry monitoring set to be available in a future release.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
What is SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP)?
The SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP) is a technological innovation platform designed for SAP applications to combine data and analytics, AI, application development, automation, and integration into a single, cohesive ecosystem.
What is IBM Instana Observability?
IBM Instana Observability is a powerful solution for incident prevention and observability in cloud environments. It offers real-time monitoring, proactive issue detection, and performance optimization for cloud-native applications.
What are the key features of IBM Instana Observability?
The key features of IBM Instana Observability include comprehensive observability, intelligent automation, swift remediation and security, enhanced performance and user experience.
How does IBM Instana integrate with SAP BTP?
IBM Instana integrates seamlessly with SAP BTP’s Kyma runtime, allowing users to monitor various applications within their SAP BTP account and gain visibility into their output through the Instana dashboard.
Which cloud platforms are supported by IBM Instana?
IBM Instana supports IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure, and SAP platforms.
What are the benefits of using IBM Instana for monitoring SAP BTP cloud-native applications?
IBM Instana ensures proactive issue detection, performance optimization, scalability, efficient incident response, and adherence to security and compliance requirements for SAP BTP cloud-native applications.