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Introducing composite monitors
Refine your infrastructure alerting with composite monitors for fewer, richer, more actionable alerts.
Announcing next-generation APM
To troubleshoot modern applications, you need to understand both the code and the infrastructure
Data-driven storytelling with Datadog Notebooks
Create rich, shareable postmortems and runbooks with the new Notebooks feature.
Introducing anomaly detection in Datadog
Anomaly detection analyzes recent metric patterns to identify abnormalities.
Add Datadog to PagerDuty
On-call teams, rejoice! PagerDuty’s Add-ons puts the power of Datadog dashboards and graphs directly within your PagerDuty response page
Free Datadog accounts for students
Students get a free Datadog Pro account for up to 10 hosts. Offered in partnership with GitHub Education.
Automatically summarize alert barrages with Alert Rollup
Limit in their tracks with Datadog's new Alert Rollup, which delivers concise, notification summaries to your ChatOps rooms and email lists.
Visualizing trends with regression lines
When you care more about how a metric is trending over time and less about its exact value at every instant, regression functions can help.
Monitoring Lambda functions with Datadog
The serverless movement is taking the industry by storm. You can start monitoring your serverless applications and functions on AWS Lambda with Datadog.
Monitoring Pokémon GO service status: Datadog catches it all
Every time Pokémon GO won’t work correctly, you can now check www.IsPokemonGODownOrNot.com to see if it’s just you or if Pokémon GO is down for everyone.
Service Discovery: monitoring Docker containers that move
You can now continuously monitor your Dockerized infrastructure even as it expands, contracts, and shifts across hosts thanks to Service Discovery.
Easy JMX discovery & browsing with the open source Agent
The Datadog Agent is bundled with two tools to help you collect JMX metrics: JMXFetch and Jmxterm. In this article, we'll show you how to use them.
The power of tagged metrics
Tagged metrics let you add infrastructural dimensions to your metrics on the fly—without modifying the way your metrics are collected.
Units and descriptions: Understand any metric
We've just rolled out a comprehensive metadata catalog, with measurement units and brief descriptions for some 3,000 metrics collected by Datadog.
Monitor View: A window into Datadog's monitoring engine
Monitor view lets you see your data through Datadog's eyes, making it easier than ever to identify the exact moment an alert will trigger.
Host Maps just got better
Host Maps let you see all of your hosts together in one place, and today we have released four new features that make Host Maps even better.
Tiered alerts: Urgency-aware alerting
With Datadog's new tiered alerts, you can trigger notifications that go to different people, or via different channels, depending on the alert severity.
AWS outage? Datadog alerts you
No service is foolproof. Even the most reliable ones, like Amazon Web Services, can experience outages. Even though you are not responsible for an AWS outage, your company may lose revenue, and your users will probably blame you. So you want to be immediately alerted when AWS is down in order to make sure you limit the impact as much as possible.
Event alerts: another way to trigger notifications
What if you want to be alerted when a specific event occurs? With Datadog’s new event alerts, you can trigger alerts on these types of events and more, exactly like you would on metrics or service checks.
Introducing outlier detection in Datadog
Datadog's new outlier detection feature allows you to automatically identify any host (or group of hosts) that is behaving abnormally compared to its peers
Introducing Change Graphs: Compare metrics over time
Change Graphs are designed to help you instantly measure changes by highlighting differences in your metrics between two identical timeframes.
New monitor status page: From alert to investigation in one click
Monitor Status page allows you to quickly pinpoint performance issues as soon as you’re alerted to a problem in your infrastructure.
Monitor process resource consumption at a glance
Monitor process resource consumption alongside your aggregate host-level resource consumption with Datadog.
Introducing developer mode for the Agent
Developer mode allows developers all over the world contribute to the open-source Datadog Agent with an easy and consistent way to profile their Agent code before submitting a pull request.
Send custom events from your Microsoft .NET application
Events can now be sent straight from Microsoft .NET to DogStatsD. This allows you to correlate events occurring in your environment with your metrics.
Learn from your alerts with the weekly Monitor Trend Report
Monitor Trends Reports are weekly alert reports sent to your inbox that highlight incontrovertible trends in your monitoring activity.
Introducing cluster-level service monitoring
Service monitoring lets you set alerts that trigger when a percentage of servers in a given cluster experience availability issues. Learn more.
Real-time graph annotations
Graph annotations let you highlight the noteworthy things you find on metric graphs and immediately start a conversation with your team. Learn more.
Host Maps part 2: quick guide
Learn a new way of using Datadog to understand what is happening on all your hosts right now to make your daily ops work more efficient.
Introducing Host Maps: know thy infrastructure
See all of your hosts together on one screen, grouped and filtered however you want, with metrics made instantly comprehensible via color and shape.
Mute Datadog alerts for planned downtime
Learn how muting alerts during planned downtime can help you more easily identify the most critical issues that may be occurring in your environment.
Introducing availability monitoring for Windows Services
Learn how you can have full visibility into Windows Services availability status (up or down) and can get notifications when a service stops running with Datadog.
Introducing JMX custom tagging
JMX custom tagging is now a reality! Create custom tags that are more descriptive and helpful. Learn more.
Introducing Availability Monitoring
Availability Monitoring introduces five new kinds of monitors on top of existing metric-based ones to know when a host or a service is up or down. Read more
Sending Datadog Events via Email
Learn how to send your performance monitoring events from all of your applications to Datadog via email. Free 14 day trial.
Emacs fans rejoice: Datadog mode is here
Learn how to implement some of the Datadog API within Emacs, to quickly browse a dash or query a metric without leaving the comfort of Emacs.
Easy ranking with the new Top Lists
Identify and understand the best- or worst-performing components in your infrastructure with Top Lists for better monitoring. Learn more.
Datadog Agent 5.0: dead-simple installation, large-scale Docker support
The new Agent expands OS support and metric collection for new and existing integrations, including large-scale Docker support, and is now even simpler to configure
See all metrics at a glance with the new host summary panel
We're excited to announce the addition of the host summary panel, which is a new tool to simplify the process of troubleshooting ailing hosts. Learn more.
Troubleshoot your monitoring with Agent check status reporting
We now have at-a-glance Agent check status information to report integration issues in your hosts monitored by Datadog. Try it for free for 14 days.
Gain more control of alert notifications with new alerting features
Re-notifications and muted alert notifications for maintenance windows give you better control over your IT for more efficient application and infrastructure monitoring.
Filter your Datadog Events Stream to pinpoint issues in your infrastructure
Learn how the Datadog Events Stream's search and filter functionality allows you filter out alerting "noise" so you can focus on the most important events.
Visualize StatsD metrics with Counts Graphing
Counts graphing is a new Datadog tool that will make it easier for you to choose the right visualization for your StatsD metrics. Learn more.
Single Sign On Now Available for Datadog using SAML
Single Sign On is now available for Datadog using SAML. Learn how to enable the single sign on feature in three easy steps.
Customize Graphs and Dashboards with Graph Markers
Graph Markers give you the power to further customize your dashboard graphs and ScreenBoards making it easier to interpret the state of your system.
Rank and filter performance metrics with top() function
The top() family of functions give you the power to rank, filter and visualize your performance metrics to focus on the most important metrics.
More metrics, more visibility with the new Datadog Agent
The new Datadog Agent collects more metrics from existing integrations, in order to provide Datadog users with more visibility into their application stack.
Your entire AWS infrastructure's health at a glance
Learn how to quickly assess the health of your entire Amazon infrastructure including deep EC2 monitoring.
Don't fear the Agent: Agent-based monitoring
By using Agent-based monitoring, you get the nitty-gritty details faster than polling a service and relying on it to provide timely results.
Detecting Outliers in Cloud Infrastructure with Datadog Heatmaps
Datadog's new Heatmaps use color brightness as a 3rd dimension to let you instantly identify patterns for a given metric across a large number of servers.
StatsD for .NET: DogStatsD
Alongside our Microsoft Event Viewer, IIS, and SQL Server integrations, you are now able to monitor custom metrics in your .NET applications with our new DogStatsD C# client.
ScreenBoards: Your data, your way, in seconds
ScreenBoards. Did the world need yet another dashboard? Yes!
Daily Digests - Understand a Day's App Performance in Seconds
Announcing the release of Datadog's new Daily Digest functionality, which allows for you to see a day's app performance in minutes.
Ask your systems what's going on: monitor Chef with Datadog
Monitor Chef with Datadog to know the end results of Chef runs and how they impact your infrastructure performance. Free Trial.
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