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Datadog for Open Source Projects

Real-time performance monitoring for open source projects

Datadog is a proud consumer of and contributor to many open source projects. As part of our continued commitment to open source we’re always looking for ways we can give back to the community.

If you have an open source project or initiative that you feel would benefit from the cloud observability and security platform that Datadog provides then we’d like to help. Use this form to apply for access to Datadog at no cost. See the guidelines below for more information.


  • Projects should be non-commercial and available under an approved open source license.
  • The number of hosts may be limited.
  • We do ask that you let the community know how you’re using Datadog and/or how it has benefited you. We’re happy to work out the details on a per project basis.
  • If you have any additional questions, let us know in the comments and we’ll reach out.

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700+ Turn-Key Integrations, Including

Product Features

Real-time visibility

Create drag-and-drop dashboards to graph, analyze, correlate, and compare performance metrics and events.

Tracing to visualize your apps’ performance

  • Track time spent by your Java, Go, Python, Ruby, Node, .NET, or PHP apps processing single operations
  • Identify bottlenecks in your apps with full latency breakdowns
  • Drill down into flame graphs for request-level details


  • Alert on uptime, thresholds, automatically detected outliers, anomalies, and more
  • Add context to your alerts and notify team members through Slack, PagerDuty, and other tools
  • Alert on subsets of your data or exclude certain hosts

Built for cloud-scale

Datadog auto-enrolls, tags, and aggregates data from new hosts as your cloud infrastructure grows.


Collaborate on events and outages in real-time. Reference historical conversations to understand how an issue evolved.

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