Announcements and new and updated features in Tanzu Observability by Wavefront.

This page lists new and updated features for the Tanzu Observability by Wavefront service.

2022-xx.x Release Notes

Self-Service Upgrade From a Trial Version:

Super Admin users can now upgrade from a trial version and purchase Tanzu Observability by themselves.

  1. In the Tanzu Observability UI, click the Upgrade button on the banner showing the remaining number of days from your trial period.
  2. When redirected to the VMware Cloud Services Console, connect your account and organization.
  3. When redirected back to the Tanzu Observability UI, choose your preferred billing model and commit duration and finalize your order.

See Upgrade Your Trial Version and Purchase Tanzu Observability for details.
The Upgrade button on the trial version banner.
Self-Service Purchase of Additional Tanzu Observability Capacity

Super Admin users can now add more capacity to their existing Tanzu Observability subscriptions.

  1. In the Tanzu Observability UI, click the gear icon and select Usage and Subscriptions.
  2. On the Subscriptions tab, click Add more capacity for your active Tanzu Observability subscription.
  3. Follow the wizard to increase your monthly commitment of PPS.

See Purchase Additional Capacity for details.
The Add more capacity button on the Subscriptions tab.

2022-22.x Release Notes

This release of the Wavefront service includes the following improvements:

  • Accessibility improvements (keyboard access, color contrast, etc.) on integration pages.

In addition:

  • Integrations: The June 2022 integrations release was made available! It includes significant improvements to the Snowflake and Jenkins and more. See the Integration Release Notes for details.
  • Videos: We migrated all videos to VMware TV and created playlists for easy access.

2022-20.x Release Notes

Improved Help Panel:

You can now expand and collapse the help panel from the question mark icon on the toolbar.

In addition, we have improved most of our help pages with the following sections.

  • The Read More section contains links which will bring you to relevant doc pages on docs.wavefront.com.
  • The Watch Videos section contains links to videos that will help you understand various Tanzu Observability concepts and tasks.

Question mark button at the top right on the toolbar.

2022-19.x Release Notes

This release includes the following improvements in Tanzu Observability components:

  • Wavefront Proxy 11.1: The Wavefront Proxy is now using a 6 week release cadence. We made the following improvements to release 11.1 last week:
    • Set span future fill limit to 24 hours: Spans sent with a timestamp that’s more than 24 hours ahead of the current timestamp will be blocked.
    • Improved visibility for chained proxies: Client proxies chained to relay proxies now have visible status.
    • Added new metric_length metric related to memory buffer. To view: ts(~proxy.*.metric_length.*)
    • Updated dependencies versions.
  • OpenTelemetry metrics exporter: Send metrics data from your applications to Tanzu Observability using the Tanzu Observability (Wavefront) metrics exporter for OpenTelemetry, and use Charts and Dashboards to visualize the data.
  • May Integrations Release: The May integrations release includes important updates to the Fluentd, Dynatrace, and Kubernetes integrations and other enhancements. See the Integrations Release Notes for details.
  • Updates for Customers with Service Accounts in the Everyone Group: We removed all service accounts from the predefined Everyone group. With the previous release, we prepared for this removal, so that there’s no impact on any existing functionality and integration.

2022-18.x Release Notes

Updates for Customers with Service Accounts in the Everyone Group

This release includes:

  • Accessibility Fixes: We’ve made significant keyboard navigation improvements to many UI pages.
  • Tanzu Application Service to Tanzu Observability: We released the Tanzu Application Service to Tanzu Observability integration on June 13.
  • Wavefront Proxy: Proxy version 11.3 is now available.

2022-22.x Release Notes

This release of the Wavefront service includes the following improvements:

  • Accessibility improvements (keyboard access, color contrast, etc.) on integration pages.

In addition:

  • Integrations: The June 2022 integrations release was made available! It includes significant improvements to the Snowflake and Jenkins integrations, and more. See the Integration Release Notes for details.
  • Videos: We migrated all videos to VMware TV and created playlists for easy access.

Past Release Notes