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Monitor AWS CloudWatch in Context

Unify and monitor CloudWatch metrics alongside traces and logs from 650+ other technologies.

Monitoring Amazon CloudWatch data in context with the rest of your environment enables deep visibility into performance to catch critical issues earlier. Datadog’s unified monitoring platform allows you to correlate and track Amazon CloudWatch metrics with related metrics, traces, logs, network data, and more from across your entire stack.


CloudWatch monitoring in one unified platform

  • Centralize CloudWatch monitoring and collect system-level data for 70+ AWS services
  • Access out-of-the-box dashboards for EC2s, ELBs, S3s, Lambda, and more
  • Overlay CloudWatch Logs and CloudTrail events directly on top of CloudWatch metrics
  • Analyze infrastructure performance alongside KPIs from hundreds of tools and services
70+ AWS integrations from Datadog that start collecting Cloudwatch metrics in minutes.

Collect and retain custom CloudWatch metrics

  • Collect, analyze, and slice-and-dice custom metrics for critical services
  • Easily implement and store custom CloudWatch metrics via the Datadog API or StatsD
  • Access custom metrics for 15 months with no roll up, even at 1-second granularity

Set conditional CloudWatch alerts and notifications

  • Apply sophisticated, unmetered alerting to your existing workflows with ease
  • Import CloudWatch events, or use tag-based monitors to deploy alerting at scale in minutes
  • Reduce alert fatigue with machine-learning-based alerting like anomaly and outlier detection
  • Raise tickets and notifications through communication tools like PagerDuty, ServiceNow, and Slack

The Essential Monitoring and Security Platform for the Cloud Age

Datadog brings together end-to-end traces, metrics, and logs to make your applications, infrastructure, and third-party services entirely observable.


Monitor CloudWatch metrics from all your AWS services

Leverage Datadog to quickly analyze and resolve performance issues.


Host and Container Maps

Visualize the status of your hosts or containers in a single view.


Synchronized Dashboards

Track incidents across metrics with a common tagging structure.


Cloud Functions

Monitor, filter, and analyze serverless functions.

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