Webinar Slides. Adventures in Observability: How In-House ClickHouse Deployment Enabled Instana to Build Better Monitoring for Users

Instana is an Application Performance Monitoring solution that provides complete visibility into complex distributed systems, including ClickHouse servers. In this webinar, we welcome Marcel Birkner and Yoann Buch of Instana. They describe how the Instana team uses ClickHouse to power their solution, lessons they have learned, and how they integrated them back into Instana's own ClickHouse monitoring features. Along the way, you'll learn how to set up Instana on ClickHouse, what important metrics you should track, how ClickHouse is integrated in end-to-end distributed tracing, and what level of automation is available for root cause analysis and alerting.

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Adventures in Observability: How In-House ClickHouse Deployment Enabled Instana to Build Better Monitoring for Users

July 9, 2020
with Marcel Birkner, Yoann Buch and Robert Hodges

Instana automated APM provides complete visibility into complex systems, including ClickHouse servers. Hear how their team uses ClickHouse to power their solution and how they've integrated them back into their own ClickHouse monitoring features.

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Reducing Clickhouse Storage Cost with the LowCardinality Type – Lessons from an Instana Engineer

At Instana we are operating our Clickhouse clusters on m5.12xlarge AWS EC2 instances and similar sized custom build Google Cloud instances. The biggest cost driver however is not the size of the instance, but the EBS volumes / persistent SSDs that are attached to the instances. Every single one of our 12TB volumes costs $1320 per month in AWS and $2,040 per month in Google Cloud.

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