Instana Extends Automatic Instrumentation to PHP, Bringing Leading Count of Auto-Instrumentation to 8 Languages

Application Performance Management Data Enhancements Also Include REST API for Python Monitoring

SAN FRANCISCO, DOCKERCON – JUNE 13, 2018 – Instana, the leader in APM solutions for monitoring dynamic containerized microservice applications, today announced key functional enhancements around code-level visibility and monitoring that make it faster and easier for DevOps to monitor microservice applications. The enhancements include automatic instrumentation for applications written in PHP, adding to Instana’s leading no-configuration, no-restart instrumentation support for Java, .NET, Ruby, Scala, Go, NodeJS and Crystal. The company also announced the addition of REST API support to its Python Monitoring capabilities.

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“With polyglot microservice applications becoming more prevalent, DevOps teams need as much monitoring automation as possible, especially with their application management tools,” said Pete Abrams, Instana co-founder and COO. “By providing code level visibility for PHP that requires no server re-starts or even configuration, we’re allowing DevOps teams to become more autonomous while simultaneously becoming more efficient in their monitoring of production applications.”

Instana’s AI Powered APM solution automates the management of critical business applications, even those running in cloud, containers, microservices or serverless environments. This automation empowers the optimization of application and service delivery within IT organizations by increasing the speed and efficiency of service and application delivery.

The company’s solution leverages automation and AI to automatically monitor, visualize and understand application performance for dynamic containerized microservice applications. Continuous discovery and mapping provides real-time infrastructure and application service visualization, even under constant change.

Following recent news about Kubernetes, OpenShift and Lambda monitoring, today’s PHP Monitoring announcement continues Instana’s recent trend of providing unique capabilities for monitoring containers and containerized applications that allow DevOps to optimize application performance while more efficiently monitoring the application environment.

Instana will be demoing their AI-Powered Application Performance Management solution that features automation throughout the monitoring stages as part of their silver sponsorship of DockerCon.

About Instana:
As the leading provider of Application Performance Management solutions for containerized microservice applications, Instana applies automation and artificial intelligence to deliver the visibility needed to effectively manage the performance of today’s dynamic applications across the DevOps lifecycle. Founded by Application Monitoring veterans, Instana provides true AI-powered APM to help organizations deliver high performance applications today and in the future. Visit us at to learn more.