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What Is Datadog?

Datadog Real User Monitoring (RUM) provides insight into your application’s frontend performance from the perspective of real users. Every user journey is correlated seamlessly with synthetic tests, backend metrics, traces, logs, and network performance data, so you can quickly detect poor user experience and resolve issues with context from across the stack.

Who Uses Datadog?

Datadog is the monitoring, security and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams, security engineers and business users in the cloud age.

Datadog Software - Visualize metrics, traces, logs, and more in one place on real-time, customizable dashboards. Pivot easily between different Datadog Tools such as Log Management to APM or Network Monitoring to troubleshoot and resolve issues faster.
Datadog Software - Datadog's Logging without Limits product enables you to cost-effectively ingest, live tail, and archive everything. Decide which logs are most useful to retain (and for how long); change your mind anytime. Analyze logs alongside other parts of your stack
Datadog Software - Create Datadog dashboards easily with intuitive drag-and-drop widgets. Display real-time metrics and events from across your stack by utilizing Datadog's 500+ built-in integrations. Datadog offers out-of-the-box dashboards for each of their integrations.
Datadog Software - Datadog’s SaaS-based infrastructure monitoring provides metrics, visualizations, and alerting to ensure engineering teams can maintain and optimize cloud or hybrid environments. Get set up in minutes with Datadog's 500+ integrations and simple deployment.
Datadog Software - Datadog APM provides end-to-end distributed tracing from frontend devices to databases- with no sampling. By seamlessly correlating distributed traces with frontend and backend data, Datadog APM allows you to reduce latency and eliminate errors easily.

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Reviews of Datadog

Average score

Overall
4.6
Ease of Use
4.2
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.1

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Dnyanoba
Dnyanoba
Deputy Manager in India
Verified LinkedIn User
Pharmaceuticals, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Datadog for log analysis of cloud

5.0 last year

Comments: Till now we have one of the good experience with the data dog as it is helping us a lot in monitoring our cloud and database server. A support from datadog team is also good thing to consider.

Pros:

The best feature of data dog is real time monitoring of logs and vulnerability scan which stands unique to save the server and cloud from further damaging

Cons:

The datadog user interface is very hard to learn and with the minimum training anyone cannot operate it fully also a lot of integrations are very difficult to operate.

Shayla
Shayla
Human Resources Specialist in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Internet, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Using Datadog to guarantee bug-free software

4.0 last year

Comments: It's an intuitive program that provides users with comprehensive records of all recent actions. Displays success or failure of the process. If the attempt fails, identify the faulty stage. It explains everything from beginning to conclusion.

Pros:

All of Datadog's basic building blocks are top-notch. Their data ingestion is lightning fast and (usually) dependable, their graph widget is adaptable and usable in a wide variety of contexts, and they have a good track record of introducing products that combine these features.

Cons:

Our experiences with Datadog support have been continuously negative; the company goes out of its way to avoid direct communication and offers irrelevant answers.

Adan
IT Project manager in US
Financial Services Software, 5,001–10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Good tool for monitoring

5.0 7 days ago New

Comments: Good tool, a bit expensive but worth it.

Pros:

A complete suite to track and monitor applications

Cons:

Sometimes is complete to track an error and complex integration with some clouds

Craig
Owner in Australia
Computer Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

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Couldn't install

3.0 4 years ago

Comments: 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.

Pankaj
Software Engineer in India
Information Technology & Services, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Best Monitoring and Observability Tool

5.0 4 months ago

Comments: Best and good experience with datadog tool.

Pros:

Experience with Datadog is Best. Using this Tool since 1 year. I worked on many monitoring tool but this is the one best for cloud and infrastructure monitoring. Datadog provides many third party tools integration, we did many integration and monitored many services. we can setup the alerts on our services for let us know before any unusual activity happens. and main thing is we can redirect that alerts to our notification channel and our teams to work on that. We can integrated our frontend and backend applications and we can collect logs also for our application and we can more debug it. They have built in dashboard feature we can manually create dashboards according to our use case. we can also create synthetic scripts and synthetic monitors such as ping for testing our website is available or not or its properly working or not. we can query our data and fetch it accordingly. Talking about AWS and azure services integration, Its totally easy our teams hasn't fetch any issue, its easy as it is. overall experience is good while using this tool best for keep our application and services up to date and running. They have active customer service.

Cons:

Nothing to dislike about Datadog, pricing is quite high but this tool has providing you lot more integration and active customer support so you can raise your query and You will get feedback fast.