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What Is Datadog?

Datadog Continuous Testing offers a set of tools that enable you to automate software testing for a product’s entire lifecycle. By offering code-free and reliable end-to-end testing and integrating seamlessly with popular CI providers and collaboration tools, Continuous Testing helps you accelerate application development and ship high-quality features faster.

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.

Where can Datadog be deployed?

Cloud-based
On-premise

About the vendor

  • Datadog
  • Founded in 2010

Datadog support

  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada and 33 others

Languages

English, Japanese

Datadog pricing

Starting Price:

US$15.00/month
  • Yes, has free trial
  • Yes, has free version

Datadog has a free version and offers a free trial. Datadog paid version starts at US$15.00/month.

Pricing plans get a free trial

About the vendor

  • Datadog
  • Founded in 2010

Datadog support

  • Phone Support
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada and 33 others

Languages

English, Japanese

Datadog videos and images

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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Datadog video
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.

Features of Datadog

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Anomaly Detection
  • Application Security
  • Archiving & Retention
  • Asset Tracking
  • Audit Trail
  • Availability Testing
  • Capacity Analytics
  • Capacity Management
  • Capacity Planning
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Communications Management
  • Content Management
  • Continuous Deployment
  • Continuous Integration
  • Customisable Dashboard
  • Dashboard
  • Data Aggregation
  • Data Collection
  • Data Connectors
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Migration
  • Data Storage Management
  • Data Visualisation
  • Debugging
  • Device Auto Discovery
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Drag & Drop
  • Event Logs
  • High Volume Processing
  • Historical Trend Analysis
  • IT Monitoring
  • Incident Management
  • Incident Reporting
  • Investigation Management
  • KPI Monitoring
  • Log Access
  • Log Analysis Tools
  • Log Collection
  • Log Management
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Language
  • Multi-User Collaboration
  • Multiple Data Sources
  • Network Analysis
  • Network Monitoring
  • Network Provisioning
  • Performance Analysis
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Prioritisation
  • Process/Workflow Automation
  • Query Analysis
  • Real-Time Data
  • Real-Time Monitoring
  • Real-Time Notifications
  • Real-Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Search/Filter
  • Server Monitoring
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
  • Task Management
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Threat Response
  • Threshold Alerts
  • Troubleshooting
  • Uptime Reporting
  • Virtual Machine Monitoring
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Traffic Reporting
  • Web-Application Security
  • Website Analytics

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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

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.

Alternatives Considered: Panther

Reasons for Switching to Datadog: Price of datadog is very less when compared to other competitors and data dog has lot of feature which stands a top among its competitors datadog can work very smoothly in large data as well.

Marcos
SRE Team Lead in Spain
Computer Software, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Datadog is great! Room to improve but definitely the future of observability

5.0 last year

Pros:

For us the most liked feature of Datadog is the possibility to compare all data that we received from our platform. Being able to compare the platform status, the network status, the performance traces, the logs is really helpful letting us find issues where we couldn't find if we will do it manually.

Cons:

Datadog is great but it misses something, for example it could include a self remediation tool. Since every server has already installed a Datadog agent it would be so helpful if with the UX we could add, edit or delete custom checks in python or something like that, and if we could automate some actions programmed in the UX so we could work and integrate with escalation policies, alerts and more.

Alternatives Considered: Prometheus, Grafana and Elastic

Reasons for Choosing Datadog: Pandora was not escalating like we expected and we wanted to search for a unified product that covers everything we need, server monitoring, database monitoring, APM...

Switched From: Pandora FMS

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

Couldn't install

3.0 3 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.

Alternatives Considered: Site24x7 and Raygun

Reasons for Choosing Datadog: Price

Switched From: Retrace by Netreo

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.

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.