July 2, 2015

Posted in: Datadog, Integration

Supervisor monitors your processes. Datadog monitors Supervisor.

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Supervisor is a popular tool for managing an application’s long-running processes. Supervisor starts processes, monitors, and restarts them when they die. With tens, or even hundreds, of Supervisor instances running in production, each supervising groups of processes, it becomes difficult to track all processes or to identify problematic ones. With our newest Datadog integration, all […]

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June 30, 2015

Posted in: Metrics

Monitoring 101: Collecting the right data

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Monitoring data comes in a variety of forms—some data pours out of your systems in a continuous stream, whereas other systems report data only in conjunction with rare occurrences. Some data is most useful for identifying problems; some is primarily valuable for investigating problems. This post will help you to think about which data to collect, and how to classify that data [...]

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June 30, 2015

Posted in: Alerting

Monitoring 101: Alerting on what matters

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Automated alerts are a cornerstone of monitoring. When set up properly, alerts allow you to spot problems early, anywhere in your infrastructure, so that you can rapidly identify their causes and minimize service degradation and disruption [...]

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June 10, 2015

Posted in: Datadog, New Feature

Send custom events from your .NET application

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Two years ago, we introduced our Datadog .NET StatsD port, DogStatsD, which allows you to track the performances of your C# applications by sending custom metrics to Datadog, where they can be graphed and analyzed in real time.To learn more about StatsD, you can read this blog. Custom Events Ingestion Events can now be sent […]

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June 9, 2015

Posted in: Datadog, Integration

Datadog is a Docker Ecosystem Technology Partner

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We are excited to be part of Docker’s Ecosystem Technology Partner (ETP) program. Docker is a popular open platform for distributed applications to build modern applications with microservices. The promise to run the same code bit-for-bit between environments has turned continuous delivery from an ideal into a reality. Datadog has been supporting Docker since its […]

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June 8, 2015

Posted in: Alerting

Learn from your alerts with the weekly Monitor Trend Report

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Have you set up monitors in Datadog to be alerted when things go wrong? If so, read on. Monitors are the first step towards learning about your applications’ and services’ performance. Monitors are inherently all about what is happening in real-time: you get alerted, you investigate, fix the issue and move on. At the end […]

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May 6, 2015

Posted in: Datadog, Integration

Introducing Azure monitoring with one-click Datadog deployment

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Datadog now offers complete monitoring of your Microsoft Azure infrastructure. Datadog is available through the Azure Marketplace and also from the Azure Portal. Connecting Azure with Datadog Datadog has worked with the Azure Diagnostic Team to help you visualize and analyze your metrics from the cloud. You can connect Datadog to your Azure deployment within minutes with no […]

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April 21, 2015

Posted in: Datadog, New Feature

Introducing cluster-level service monitoring

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In late 2014 we announced Availability Monitoring in Datadog, which lets you monitor your hosts, apps, and services and customize alerts for availability issues. We’re pleased to announce a major update to our availability monitoring: you can now set alerts that trigger when a percentage of servers in a given cluster experience availability issues. Resilient […]

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April 20, 2015

Posted in: Datadog, Integration

Track detailed run-time performance data with mParticle and Datadog

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This is a guest post from Clark Kibler, Director of Product Management at mParticle. About mParticle mParticle is a mobile technology company dedicated to making it easier and faster for app marketers and developers to integrate with the mobile service ecosystem. By centralizing first party app data collection through a single, lightweight SDK, mParticle customers […]

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April 14, 2015

Posted in: Datadog

Cumulus Linux Switch Monitoring with Datadog

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Stanley Karunditu is a Solutions Engineer at Cumulus Networks where this blog was originally posted. As a Linux platform, one of the things is that we often don’t have visibility into how customers use their switches running Cumulus Linux. They buy HCL-compatible hardware from our partners, and with some training and enablement, are off to […]

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