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Watchdog

Watchdog

Detect and resolve issues quickly with AI across the Datadog platform.

Watchdog helps our teams focus on the signals that matter by surfacing events that typically aren’t caught by traditional monitors. Looking at Watchdog every morning helps me gain a better understanding of everything happening across our entire technology stack.
Brent Montague

Brent Montague

Site Reliability Architect, Cvent

Watchdog helps our teams focus on the signals that matter by surfacing events that typically aren’t caught by traditional monitors. Looking at Watchdog every morning helps me gain a better understanding of everything happening across our entire technology stack.
Brent Montague

Brent Montague

Site Reliability Architect, Cvent

Datadog Watchdog is a built-in intelligence layer that continuously analyzes billions of data points from across your infrastructure and applications to help you resolve issues quickly. With Watchdog, you can separate important signals from the noise and proactively address latencies and errors—before they impact your end users.

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Automatically detect performance anomalies

Available in: Infrastructure Monitoring, APM, Log Management

  • Identify spikes and drops in critical health indicators with context rich alerts that don't require any configuration or setup
  • Surface concerning patterns and outliers across high-volume log data before they impact your business
  • Spot faulty canary or blue/green deployments and prevent large-scale failures with automatic code version comparison

Resolve issues quickly with automated root cause analysis

Available in: Infrastructure Monitoring, APM

  • Discover the root cause of critical failures—from a code version change to low disk space—with no manual investigation
  • Reveal causal relationships between issues in your environment with automatic analysis of full-stack telemetry data
  • Expedite the resolution process with additional context, such as relevant metrics, traces, and logs
A faulty deployment detected by Watchdog as the root cause of elevated latency and error rate

Augment your troubleshooting workflow with contextual insights

Available in: APM, Log Management, RUM

  • Accelerate issue remediation with out-of-the-box, tag-based insights that are surfaced at query time and become more sophisticated as your data set grows
  • Resolve issues faster by automatically identifying the exact components in your system that are associated with a disproportionate number of errors
  • Effortlessly uncover latency outliers, such as an exhausted database shard or a view path with degraded Core Web Vitals, in massive volumes of traces and user sessions

Minimize impact on your business and customers

Available in: Infrastructure Monitoring, APM, RUM

  • Identify the exact users who are experiencing an error in order to quickly assess its scope
  • Easily prioritize your remediation efforts with automated insight into an issue's impact on frontend views and backend services
  • Use Impact Analysis data to establish best practices for incident response
Identify the exact services that are experiencing a performance degradation, as well as the users that are affected.

Enhance observability with Watchdog by your side

  • Gain instant value from anywhere in the Datadog platform with no additional setup or configuration
  • Leverage Watchdog’s capabilities to set up customized anomaly, outlier, and forecast alerts for any type of telemetry
  • Access precise answers based on Watchdog's analysis of your entire environment, including data from 500+ integrations
Use Watchdog's capabilities to configure custom anomaly, outlier, and forecast alerts for any type of telemetry.

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