About Datadog

Datadog is the monitoring, security and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams, security engineers and business users in the cloud age. Our SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of our customers' entire technology stack. Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes and across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation and cloud migration, drive collaboration among development, operations, security and business teams, accelerate time to market for applications, reduce time to problem resolution, secure applications and infrastructure, understand user behavior and track key business metrics.

Pricing starting from:

US$15.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Datadog

- Correlate metrics from all your apps, tools, SaaS and cloud providers & services including Amazon EC2, web servers, StatsD, SQL and NoSQL databases
- Easily graph, alert, and analyze your mass of data with real-time dashboards in seconds, not minutes
- Rank and filter performance metrics so you can focus on those that matter
- Get alerted only on critical issues using any metric, for a single host or for an entire cluster
- Zero in on the right code changes, relevant config updates or scheduled jobs
- Support team collaboration with change and comment annotations in-context of your production data
- No-hassle monthly pricing - no long-term commitments, just pay by the month

Devices

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Markets

United Arab Emirates, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil and 33 others, Canada, Switzerland, Czechia, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Hong Kong SAR China, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Singapore, United States, South Africa

Supported Languages

English, Japanese

Pricing starting from:

US$15.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Datadog Software - Host Maps let you see all of your hosts together on one screen, grouped however you want, with metrics made instantly comprehensible via color and shape.
Datadog Software - Datadog's platform unifies multiple pillars of observability to helps Dev, Sec, and Ops teams collaborate and troubleshoot more effectively.
Datadog Software - Clear, beautiful graphs of your StatsD data
Datadog Software - Out-of-the-box and easily customizable monitoring dashboards
Datadog Software - Get alerted only on critical issues using any metric, for a single host or for an entire cluster
Datadog Software - Monitor Amazon EC2 performance
Datadog Software - Monitor metrics with real-time dashboards in seconds, not minutes
Datadog Software - The Service Map decomposes your application into all its component services and draws the observed dependencies between these services in real time, so you can identify bottlenecks and understand how data flows through your architecture.
Datadog Software - Monitor critical business transactions and user journeys with fully hosted, automated tests and ensure that important user experiences are preserved.
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Datadog Software - Host Maps let you see all of your hosts together on one screen, grouped however you want, with metrics made instantly comprehensible via color and shape. Datadog Software - Datadog's platform unifies multiple pillars of observability to helps Dev, Sec, and Ops teams collaborate and troubleshoot more effectively. Datadog Software - Clear, beautiful graphs of your StatsD data Datadog Software - Out-of-the-box and easily customizable monitoring dashboards Datadog Software - Get alerted only on critical issues using any metric, for a single host or for an entire cluster Datadog Software - Monitor Amazon EC2 performance Datadog Software - Monitor metrics with real-time dashboards in seconds, not minutes Datadog Software - The Service Map decomposes your application into all its component services and draws the observed dependencies between these services in real time, so you can identify bottlenecks and understand how data flows through your architecture. Datadog Software - Monitor critical business transactions and user journeys with fully hosted, automated tests and ensure that important user experiences are preserved.

Features

Total features of Datadog: 102

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Anomaly Detection
  • Application Security
  • Application-Level Analysis
  • Archiving & Retention
  • Asset Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Automated Discovery
  • Availability Testing
  • CPU Monitoring
  • Capacity Analytics
  • Capacity Management
  • Capacity Planning
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Communications Management
  • Content Management
  • Customizable Dashboard
  • Dashboard
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Aggregation
  • Data Collection
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Migration
  • Data Visualization
  • Debugging
  • Demand Monitoring
  • Dependency Tracking
  • Device Auto Discovery
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Monitoring
  • Event Analysis
  • Event Logs
  • FTP Monitoring
  • For Healthcare
  • For Websites
  • For eCommerce
  • Full Text Search
  • Full Transaction Diagnostics
  • Historical Trend Analysis
  • IT Incident Management
  • IT Monitoring
  • Incident Management
  • Incident Reporting
  • Investigation Management
  • KPI Monitoring
  • Log Access
  • Log Analysis
  • Log Management
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Network Troubleshooting
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Cloud Management
  • Multi-Language
  • Multi-User Collaboration
  • Multiple Data Sources
  • Network Analysis
  • Network Monitoring
  • Network Provisioning
  • Network Resource Management
  • Performance Analysis
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Prioritization
  • Problem Area Alerts
  • Process/Workflow Automation
  • Query Analysis
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Alerts
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Optimization
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Scheduled / Automated Reports
  • Search/Filter
  • Server Monitoring
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
  • Supply Monitoring
  • Tagging
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Threat Response
  • Threshold Alerts
  • Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Reports
  • Uptime Reporting
  • User Activity Monitoring
  • Virtual Machine Monitoring
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Traffic Reporting
  • Web-Application Security

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(109)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.1/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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Mauricio S.
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  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Great platform for logs analysis and cloud monitoring

Reviewed on 20/09/2019

Choosing to use Datadog made my work so much easier to accomplish. The logs analysis is one of the...

Choosing to use Datadog made my work so much easier to accomplish. The logs analysis is one of the best thing that I can have in order to monitor my projects performance and health. This tool performs well and it is really useful. Real time logging works well. Definitely a must have.

Pros

I think that the best features that Datadog has is that you can track and follow logs in real time, something really important to have if your project is live. I like the idea of creating custom views of sets of logs (with custom filters, data parsing and a lot more) and that you can share them with your team.

Cons

It is a bit complicated to set for the first time. Is not quite easy to use or know at first about all the available features that Datadog has. Interface is tricky and can be a blocker sometimes. Following that, if your fields are not mapped in the right way, filters are not that useful.

Ankush K.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Datadog Review

Reviewed on 02/10/2019

Overall it's great monitoring/visualizing tool for any organization and I'd recommend, it would...

Overall it's great monitoring/visualizing tool for any organization and I'd recommend, it would have been great if it had great learning resources to explore it more.

Pros

- The filter functionality is great which lets you filter out errors for quick analysis, can easily create custom dashboards.
- Great Visualizations, easy to set up dashboards/monitors with options do maths like ratios, rates, average, interval.
- It can be easily integrated with other apps like Slack to set alerts for failed jobs.
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Cons

- A slow learning curve, lack of resources on how to get useful functionality from UI or APIs.
- UI sometimes be bit slower although not bad if you've integrated with multiple external apps.

Yaniv V.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Good service for logs management and analysis

Reviewed on 02/10/2021

We used it for querying and analyzing logs in case of problems in our platform (bugs, stability,...

We used it for querying and analyzing logs in case of problems in our platform (bugs, stability, performance, etc.)

Pros

The searching and filtering capabilities where quite convenient

Cons

The stability issues in the last year got more often than usual, which is quite problematic when you need access to you logs in real-time

Craig V.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for Free Trial
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Couldn't install

Reviewed on 18/12/2020

If you can get it running I am sure it's good.

If you can get it running I am sure it's good.

Pros

Looks like it should do the job, less log limits than other products.

Cons

Spent days trying to get it working on a pretty vanilla Windows VM but never could get it up and running. Support pretty much just told me to read the documentation which wasn't really helpful after going over it ten times already. Had similar problem with another product and they could tell me the exact lines of the config and registry that needed changing.

Alternatives Considered

Raygun and Site24x7

Reasons for Choosing Datadog

Price

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Stackify APM+
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  • Industry: Human Resources
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Monitoring for senior developers / platform people

Reviewed on 28/07/2021

We use it as a primary monitoring system. I'm a senior developer in charge of my team and I use it...

We use it as a primary monitoring system. I'm a senior developer in charge of my team and I use it a lot. Dashboards are used daily in order to monitor what's happening, usually when deploying new features or changing some endpoints. We can trace the improvements we do by measuring response time, amount of errors, etc.

I, as team lead, also use notebooks a lot to elaborate the QBR (quality business review) each quarter. I can create custom reports easily using the custom metrics we have configured across all the microservices.

In comparison with New Relic, from my personal experience, Datadog is much better.

Pros

Dashboards. Custom metrics. Ruby integration. Notebooks. Monitors & alerts.

Cons

It takes time to understand each part and understand how to use it. It's a complex thing and if you're not familiar with monitoring systems it could be difficult to figure it out how you can find what you need.

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Datadog FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Datadog.

Datadog offers the following pricing plans:

Starts at $15 per host per month. Pay-as-you-go or subscription terms available. Service includes unlimited integrations per monitored host. 14-day free trial included in all plans. All plans include custom metrics and events. Pro plans include 13 months data retention, metric alerts, and email support.

Datadog has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

Datadog supports the following languages:

English, Japanese

Datadog supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Datadog integrates with the following applications:

ASP.NET Zero, AWS CloudTrail, AWS IoT Analytics, AWS Lambda, AWS Step Functions, AWS X-Ray, Adobe Experience Manager, Aerospike, Airbrake, Alcide, Algorithmia, Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Cloud Search, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon Cognito, Amazon DocumentDB, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon EC2, Amazon EC2 Spot, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon RDS, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Rekognition, Amazon S3, Amazon Simple Email Service, Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon X-Ray, Amixr, Apache Cassandra, Apache CouchDB, Apache Hive, Apache Ignite, Apache Kafka, Apache Solr, Apache Tomcat, Apigee Edge, Auth0, Azure Active Directory, Azure Application Gateway, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure DevOps Server, Azure Firewall, Azure Key Vault, Azure Machine Learning, BigPanda, Bitbucket, Blue Matador, Bonsai.io, Botprise, Buddy, Bugsnag, CA Flowdock, Cacti, Campfire, Catchpoint, Chatwork, Chef Enterprise Automation Stack, Cilium, CircleCI, Cisco Meraki, Cloud Foundry, CloudCheckr, CloudHealth Automation, Cloudability, Cloudflare, CockroachDB, ConfigCat, Confluent Platform, Couchbase Server, Databricks, Desk.com, DingTalk, Docker, Elasticsearch, Fairwinds Insights, Fastly, Flagsmith, Git, GitHub, GitLab, Google Cloud IoT, Google Cloud Load Balancer, Google Cloud Platform, Google Hangouts, Google Workspace, HashiCorp Consul, Hazelcast, HipChat, HiveMQ, IBM Db2, IBM WebSphere, Jenkins, Jira, Kong Konnect, Lacework, LaunchDarkly, Lightbend, Logz.io, MapR, MarkLogic, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Teams, MongoDB, Moogsoft, Moxtra, MuleSoft Composer, MySQL, NGINX Plus, Nagios Core, Nagios Log Server, Nagios Network Analyzer, Nagios XI, Neo4j Graph Database, Neustar UltraDNS, New Relic One, Nextcloud, Okta, OpenShift, OpenStack, OpsGenie, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), PagerDuty, Papertrail, PerimeterX, Pingdom, Pivotal Tracker, PostgreSQL, Postman, Prometheus, Puppet Enterprise, RBLTracker, Red Hat JBoss Portal, Redis Enterprise, RethinkDB, Retool, Riak, Rigor, Rollbar, Rookout, SAP HANA, SAP HANA Cloud, SIGNL4, ScyllaDB, Segment, Sentry, ServiceNow, Slack, Sleuth, Snowflake, Snyk, SonarQube, Split, Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise, Splunk On-Call, Squadcast, Statsig, Statuspage, Sumo Logic, Syslog-ng, TeamCity, Tenable.io, Terraform, Traefik, Travis CI, TriggerMesh, Twistlock, Ubuntu Server GUI, Uptime Cloud Monitoring, VMware vSphere, Varnish Enterprise, Vault, Vertica, VoltDB, Zabbix, Zendesk, concourse, iLert, mParticle, mPulse, xMatters

Datadog offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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