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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, 5,001–10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Good tool for monitoring

5.0 4 weeks 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.

Benson
IT Manager in US
Information Technology & Services, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

The Valuable Data Safety App

5.0 4 months ago

Comments: Datadog has improved the data security procedures, and it gives companies the right operational support.

Pros:

The security measure from the program has been well implemented, and it resolves all the data needs.

Cons:

The most efficient data resolving needs are well captured by Datadog.