2018 year in review
A recap of some of the new features, integrations, and resources that Datadog added in 2018.
Datadog's Lambda Layer: Monitor custom serverless metrics
See how you can use the new Lambda Layers to send custom metrics from your cloud functions to Datadog.
Introducing Datadog Synthetics
Synthetics simulates user actions to help you ensure uptime, identify regional issues, and track application ...
Introducing Datadog for serverless
The new Cloud Functions view brings together metrics, traces, and logs from your serverless functions.
Introducing the Datadog Cluster Agent
The Cluster Agent streamlines the collection of monitoring data from container clusters and enables powerful ...
Autoscale your Kubernetes workloads with any Datadog metric
Learn how to use Datadog to easily autoscale your Kubernetes applications in response to real-time workloads.
Log Patterns: Automatically cluster your logs for faster investigation
The new Log Patterns view helps you quickly interpret your logs and refine your log management setup.
Track the status of your SLOs with the new monitor uptime widget
The new monitor uptime widget allows you to visualize service performance against service level objectives.
Log analytics and dashboarding in Datadog
Advanced log analytics in Datadog enables you to seamlessly unite your log data with metrics from your ...
Datadog APM gains 3 superpowers: Trace Search, Service Map & Watchdog
With three major new features and support for numerous languages and frameworks, Datadog APM is more powerful ...
Auto-smooth noisy metrics to reveal trends
Datadog's new Auto Smoother function makes it simple to smooth out noisy metrics without losing sight of the ...
Introducing the Service Map in Datadog
Identify bottlenecks and observe service dependencies in real time with the Datadog Service Map.
Announcing Windows support in Datadog process monitoring
We're pleased to announce that Datadog's Live Process monitoring is now available for Windows.
Node.js monitoring with Datadog APM and distributed tracing
Debug and optimize your Node.js applications with service-level overviews and distributed request tracing.
Introducing APM Trace Search & Analytics with infinite cardinality
Filter and analyze high-cardinality APM data with Trace Search & Analytics in Datadog.
Introducing Logging without Limits
Logging without Limits lets you cost-effectively collect, explore, and archive all your logs in Datadog.
Watchdog: Auto-detect performance anomalies without setting alerts
Watchdog uses machine learning to sniff out potential performance problems without any setup or configuration.
Announcing Go tracer v1.0.0
The latest version includes distributed request tracing and other features and improvements.
Introducing the container map view in Datadog
The container map is a brand-new way to visualize, explore, and debug your dynamic container infrastructure.
New in Datadog: Managing integrations via API calls
Programmatically manage your Datadog integrations for AWS, Slack, PagerDuty, and custom webhooks.
Announcing log processing and analytics in Datadog
Powerful log management has now been fully integrated into the Datadog platform.
Announcing APM & distributed tracing for Java applications
Monitor and optimize your Java applications with Datadog APM and distributed tracing.
New in Datadog: Add context to request traces with host metrics
View host metrics side-by-side with request traces to get more context for application troubleshooting.
New in Datadog: Organize your dashboards with lists
Reduce noise by grouping your favorite dashboards into lists that you can easily access and share across ...
Introducing metric forecasts for predictive monitoring in Datadog
Forecasts predict your metrics' future behavior, so you can specify how far in advance you want to get ...
Introducing Live Process monitoring in Datadog
Explore, inspect, and monitor every running process in your distributed infrastructure with the new Live ...
Datadog + OpenTracing: Embracing the open standard for APM
We are pleased to announce that Datadog is adopting the OpenTracing standard for distributed tracing.
Introducing recovery thresholds for metric alerts
Clarify your alerts by specifying how much a metric’s value should improve before an issue is resolved.
3 scenarios where machine learning makes for smarter alerts
Watch these videos to learn how your apps and infrastructure can benefit from automated, algorithmic ...
Introducing Live Container monitoring
Monitor and explore your entire container infrastructure in real time with the new Live Container view in ...
How Peloton ensures a smooth ride for a growing user base
Peloton uses Datadog APM to reduce latency in their user-facing, real-time cycling application.
Resolve incidents faster with Datadog’s new Triggered Monitors page
Investigate and resolve alerts in real time with the new Triggered Monitors page.
New feature roundup: Alerting
Let's take a look at some of our newer alerting features, including anomaly detection and composite monitors.
New feature roundup: Integrations and data collection
In this series, we will highlight noteworthy features and enhancements we added over the past year.
New feature roundup: Visualization and collaboration
Notebooks and flame graphs are among Datadog's latest and greatest visualization and collaboration features.
Introducing service-level alerts in Datadog APM
Create service-level application alerts in Datadog with our new APM monitors.
Monitoring the NYC subway system with Datadog
See at a glance whether your subway line is up and running with our new dashboard.
New in Datadog: Search, filter, and find your monitors faster
Browse, search, and organize your Datadog monitors with the new Manage Monitors page.
Introducing composite monitors
Refine your infrastructure alerting with composite monitors for fewer, richer, more actionable alerts. Try it ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Autodiscovery: Tracking services across ephemeral containers
You can now continuously monitor your Docker infrastructure even as it expands, contracts, and shifts across ...
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 ...
Units and descriptions: Understand any metric
We've just rolled out a comprehensive metadata catalog, with measurement units and brief descriptions for some ...
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 ...
Tiered alerts: Urgency-aware alerting
With Datadog's new tiered alerts, you can trigger notifications that go to different people, or via different ...
AWS outage? Datadog alerts you to changes in AWS status
No service is foolproof. Even the most reliable ones, like Amazon Web Services, can experience outages. Even ...
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 ...
Introducing outlier detection in Datadog
Datadog's new outlier detection feature allows you to automatically identify any host (or group of hosts) that ...
Introducing Change Graphs: Compare metrics over time
Change Graphs are designed to help you instantly measure changes by highlighting differences in your metrics ...
New monitor status page: From alert to investigation in one click
The monitor status page allows you to quickly pinpoint performance issues as soon as you're alerted to a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Introducing cluster-level service monitoring
Service monitoring lets you set alerts that trigger when a percentage of servers in a given cluster experience ...
Real-time graph annotations
Graph annotations let you highlight the noteworthy things you find on metric graphs and immediately start a ...
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 ...
Introducing Host Maps: know thy infrastructure
See all of your hosts together on one screen, grouped and filtered however you want, with metrics made ...
Mute Datadog alerts for planned downtime
Learn how muting alerts during planned downtime can help you more easily identify the most critical issues ...
Introducing availability monitoring for Windows Services
Learn how you can have full visibility into Windows Services availability status (up or down) and can get ...
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 ...
Sending Datadog Events via Email
Learn how to send your performance monitoring events from all of your applications to Datadog via email. Free ...
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 ...
Easy ranking with the new Top Lists
Identify and understand the best- or worst-performing components in your infrastructure with Top Lists for ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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" ...
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 ...
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 ...
Customize Graphs and Dashboards with Graph Markers
Graph Markers give you the power to further customize your dashboard graphs and ScreenBoards making it easier ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
StatsD for .NET: DogStatsD
Alongside our Microsoft Event Viewer, IIS, and SQL Server integrations, you are now able to monitor custom ...
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 ...