New and changed integrations.

Tanzu Observability by Wavefront continuously adds new integrations to the existing set, and improves available integrations. We update our complete list of all integrations each time we add new integrations.

June 2022

We made improvements to the following integrations in June 2022:

  • Tanzu Application Service:

    • The Tanzu Application Service (Beta) integration is now renamed to Tanzu Application Service. It supports TAS v 2.11 and later.
    • We added a new TAS: Nozzle Troubleshooting dashboard that allows you to monitor the metrics coming from the Wavefront Nozzle.
    • The Tanzu Application Service integration that supports TAS v2.9 and v2.10 is now moved to the Archived section.
    • Fixed issues with the TAS: RabbitMQ dashboard in the archived version of the integration.
  • vSphere:
    • Updated the vSphere setup documentation with best practices for metric collection and information about enabling custom attributes. See VMware vSphere Integration Details.
    • Made many fixes to dashboards and charts. For example, now they list hosts which are not in clusters.
    • Updated the names of a number of virtual machine charts in the vSphere Summary dashboard.
  • Consul – Updated the setup steps and the out-of-the-box dashboard to support both Cloud-Managed and Self-Managed Consul nodes.

  • Google Cloud Platform – Added the list of metrics and metric descriptions for a number of services:
    • Google Cloud Billing
    • Google Cloud Spanner
    • Google Cloud Logging
    • Kubernetes Engine Metrics
    • Google ML Engine
  • Snowflake:
    • To enhance authentication security, we updated the setup steps of the integration. Now, to register Snowflake, you have to provide a private key.
    • We improved the setup instructions with information on how to generate the public and private keys and give Tanzu Observability access to your Snowflake account.
    • Improved the Snowflake Summary dashboard and included charts for warehouse load monitoring.
  • Jenkins:
    • You can now fetch metrics from Jenkins Prometheus with an authorized user instead of anonymous user.
    • We improved the setup instructions with information on how to enable a Prometheus endpoint.
  • Wavefront Usage – Updated the dashboard descriptions and made fixes to alerts.

May 2022

We made improvements to the following integrations in May 2022:

  • Dynatrace:
    • Improved the readability of the point tags and addressed an issue with duplicate metrics.
    • Updated the setup instructions. When you generate the API token, you should select not only Read metrics (metrics.read), but also the Read entities (entities.read) token scope.
  • Fluentd – Updated the Fluentd integration and now you can monitor Fluentd on Kubernetes.

  • PostgreSQL – Updated the setup instructions and configuration with new extensions to monitor the database.

  • TAS Beta:
    • We made improvements to the TAS Beta dashboards.
    • We have added a number of alerts. These alerts come from an older version of the integration and are not fully supported yet.
  • Kubernetes:
    • Added new Kubernetes control plane alerts: K8s control plane API Server SLO, K8s control plane CoreDNS SLO, and K8s control plane etcd SLO.
    • The Kubernetes Control Plane dashboard now uses a new metrics prefix: kubernetes.controlplane.

We updated the metrics descriptions for the following list of integrations:

  • Apache HTTP
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Apache Solr
  • Apache Spark
  • Consul
  • Istio
  • Java
  • MongoDB
  • Spring Cloud Data Flow
  • Windows Service
  • Zabbix
  • ZooKeeper

April 2022

We made improvements to the following integration in April 2022:

  • Amazon Web Services – We updated the format of CloudWatch instance and volume allow lists to JSON format. When you register a new CloudWatch integration or edit an existing one, you can add instances and volumes to allow lists. The format of the tag lists should be in JSON format, for example {"organization":"yourcompany"}.

March 2022

We added the following integration in March 2022:

  • VMware Blockchain

    VMware Blockchain is an enterprise-grade blockchain platform that enables multi-party workflows. This integration is developed and created by the community and falls into to the Community Integrations section of the Tanzu Observability by Wavefront Integrations page. We do not validate the community integrations and they are not fully supported by the Tanzu Observability by Wavefront team.

We made improvements to the following integrations in March 2022:

  • Kubernetes Integration
    • Added a Kubernetes Control Plane dashboard to the Kubernetes integration. See the Release Notes on Github for details.
    • You can enable the control plane metrics with helm, or using manual configuration. To see a full list of supported control plane metrics, visit our github repo.
  • Wavefront Usage
    • Added two new system dashboards to the integration: Committed rate vs Monthly Usage (PPS P95) Billable and Usage vs Remaining Balance (PPS P95) Burndown.
    • Added three new system alerts: Percentage of Usage Scanned, Percentage of Usage Ingested, and Remaining Balance.
  • Tanzu Application Service – Updates to the descriptions of the alerts and the setup instructions.
  • Tanzu Application Service (Beta) – Updated the query metrics in the Ops Manager Health dashboard.
  • VMware Tanzu GemFire:
    • Updated the GemFire for VMs dashboard and now it is forward compatible with GemFire for VMs 1.15 and later.
    • Added a list of alerts, such as Low Server Count, Low Locator Count, High CPU Utilization, and High Disk Utilization for all supported VMware Tanzu GemFire editions: VMware Tanzu GemFire for Kubernetes, VMware Tanzu GemFire (Standalone), and VMware Tanzu GemFire for VMs.
  • Istio (Archived) – We removed this archived integration, and it is no longer available.

We made minor bug fixes and improvements to the following list of integrations:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • PingOne
  • OpenTelemetry

February 2022

We added the following integrations in February 2022:

  • Tanzu Application Service (Beta)

    This integration uses VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront Nozzle v4 and offers TAS data egress, dashboards, and alerting. This is a beta product and is not feature complete - more dashboards and alerting to come.

  • Dynatrace SaaS

    This integration collects the metrics from a Dynatrace SaaS environment and sends them to Tanzu Observability by Wavefront. The on-premises Dynatrace integration is moved to the Archived section.

Made improvements to the following integrations and dashboards in February 2022:

  • Microsoft Azure:
    • Updated the Overview tab with a new section named Metrics Information. You can now see a list with links to the Microsoft Azure documentation, which show you the metrics that we’ll be collecting once you set up the integration.
    • Now includes an Alerts tab with predefined alerts.
  • Ceph – Updated the Ceph integration and now you can monitor Ceph on Kubernetes.
  • Amazon Web Services:
    • Updated the Overview tab of the integration. You can now see a list with links to the Amazon Web Services documentation, which show you the metrics that we’ll be collected once you set up the integration.
    • Now includes an Alerts tab with predefined alerts.
  • Google Cloud Platform – Added a new out-of-the-box dashboard to monitor the Google Cloud Apigee service.

January 2022

We added the following integrations in January 2022:

  • Snowflake

    You can use the Snowflake integration to monitor a Snowflake database and the ACCOUNT_USAGE schema.

  • Velero

    You can monitor the Velero backup and restore solution. This integration is developed and created by the community and falls into to the Community Integrations section of the Tanzu Observability by Wavefront Integrations page. We do not validate the community integrations and they are not fully supported by the Tanzu Observability by Wavefront team.

Made improvements to the following integrations and dashboards in January 2022:

  • OpenShift – Updated the Kubernetes OpenShift integration to use the newly certified helm chart.
  • etcd – Updated the etcd integration with out-of-the-box dashboards to monitor etcd on Kubernetes.
  • VMware Tanzu GemFire – Updated the VMware Tanzu GemFire integration with a new GemFire for VMs dashboard.
  • Tanzu Application Service – Updated the queries of some of the Tanzu Application Service alerts:
    • TAS Cloud Controller and Diego Not in Sync
    • TAS Locks Held by Auctioneer
    • TAS Locks Held by BBS

All 2019 - 2021 Integrations Release Notes

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