About Datadog

Datadog is the monitoring, security and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams, security engineers and business users in the cloud age. Datadog's SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of our customers' entire technology stack. Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes and across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation and cloud migration, drive collaboration among development, operations, security and business teams, accelerate time to market for applications, reduce time to problem resolution, secure applications and infrastructure, understand user behavior and track key business metrics....

Datadog Pricing

Starts at $15 per host per month. Pay-as-you-go or subscription terms available. Service includes unlimited integrations per monitored host. 14-day free trial included in all plans. All plans include custom metrics and events. Pro plans include 13 months data retention, metric alerts, and email support.

Starting price: 

$15.00 per month

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Datadog Reviews

Overall Rating

4.54

Ratings Breakdown

Secondary Ratings

Ease-of-use

4

Customer Support

4.5

Value for money

4

Functionality

4.5

Showing 1 - 5 of 111 reviews

User Profile

Mauricio

Verified reviewer

Company size: 201-500 employees

Industry: Retail

Time used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

EASE OF USE

4

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

September 2019

Great platform for logs analysis and cloud monitoring

Choosing to use Datadog made my work so much easier to accomplish. The logs analysis is one of the best thing that I can have in order to monitor my projects performance and health. This tool performs well and it is really useful. Real time logging works well. Definitely a must have.

Pros

I think that the best features that Datadog has is that you can track and follow logs in real time, something really important to have if your project is live. I like the idea of creating custom views of sets of logs (with custom filters, data parsing and a lot more) and that you can share them with your team.

Cons

It is a bit complicated to set for the first time. Is not quite easy to use or know at first about all the available features that Datadog has. Interface is tricky and can be a blocker sometimes. Following that, if your fields are not mapped in the right way, filters are not that useful.

Ola

Company size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

October 2022

The gold standard for cloud Monitoring

Before Datadog out logging and monitoring was spread out over different services, both home built and cloud based. With Datadog we were able to consolidate everything in one place and synergy effects of that has been amazing.

Pros

If you can afford it. Get Datadog.It's a phenomenal product that keeps getting better every day.Especially if you're using multiple clouds.There are tons of integrations that gives you out of the box dashboards and metrics. Logs are easy to ingest from basically everywhere.It's expensive but the pricing is easy to understand and keep track of.

Cons

It's expensive, there is no other way to say it. But they work hard to make it worthwhile, and for us it is.Beyond that I can't really think of anything.

Reasons for choosing Datadog

Datadog was the only choice where we could bring in everything in one product.

Reasons for switching to Datadog

We needed to have all monitoring in one place and centralise alerts and notifications.

Anonymous

Company size: 2-10 employees

Review Source: Capterra

This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

November 2022

Get the observations you need for your custom application

LOG Shipping / LOG Analysis

Pros

Log management - easy to set up and hook up, also will consume custom feeds once linked in.

Cons

It wasn't as plug and play as I thought it was going to be. But I think the 'ideal' shopping list we had was not realistic for what the market is providing.

Lorenzo

Verified reviewer

Company size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Financial Services

Time used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

October 2022

Posso vedere cosa fanno gli utenti in produzione

Pros

Lo uso per monitorare il frontend: Si tratta di un tool davvero facile da utilizzare e non serve una grande configurazione, fa praticamente tutto lui e fornisce delle dashboard dettagliate su sessioni e bug, inoltre posso dato un bug ripercorrere tuta la sessione utente e se non riesco a capire cosa stia succedendo posso rivedere il filmato dello schermo dell'utente

Cons

Ritengo che sia difficile fare le query per aggregare i dati come si vuole

Reasons for choosing Datadog

Perché le interfacce sono davvero semplici da usare, i dati son ben aggregati e posso vedere il video delle azioni degli utenti

User Profile

Rayla

Verified reviewer

Company size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Higher Education

Review Source: Capterra

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.

EASE OF USE

2

FUNCTIONALITY

3

September 2019

I was hoping this would be a Splunk alternative

Pros

Datadog is useful for visualizing and monitoring your cloud applications. If you have agents on you devices, it can analyze a ton of information coming in and show it to you, but that's where it ends, at least, as far as I could figure out in my free trial.

Cons

I was very hopeful of this software, but I didn't want to throw agents from a product I've never used before on my servers and instances, so I tried to upload a data pull ( about 500,000 log entries) to Datadog, to see what it could do, but there's no way to upload a csv/txt file to the software. It has to be via agents on your services. I know that metadata would be missing from a csv, but it seems like a major oversight to not be able to accept a csv of logs for a new user to experiment at low risk.

Reasons for choosing Datadog

My company decided to stay with Splunk and not switch to Datadog. It has a lot more capabilities.

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