What is observability?
A unified observability platform provides full visibility into the health and performance of each layer of your environment at a glance.
Datadog Observability Pipelines enables you to cost-effectively collect, transform, and route logs, metrics, and traces from any source to any destination at a petabyte scale.
Helps in identifying the root causes of issues and helps in troubleshooting.
There are many intuitive dashboards high to observe what is happening in Real-Time. Allows Self-healing infrastructure.
Difference between Observability Monitoring?
Monitoring is tooling or a technical solution that allows teams to watch and understand the state of their systems.
Monitoring is based on gathering predefined sets of metrics or logs.
Observability is tooling or a technical solution that allows teams to actively debug their system.
Monitoring helps one understand "WHAT" is changing.
This is helpful when the points of failure of a system are well understood, and there are fewer unknowns.
Observability is the ability to understand a system's internal state by analyzing the data it generates, such as logs, metrics, and traces.
What is Datadog ?
We are building the monitoring and security platform for developers, IT operations teams and business users in the cloud age.
Datadog is an observability service for cloud-scale applications, providing monitoring of servers.
What is Datadog Agent and How it works?
The Datadog Agent is software that runs on your hosts.
It collects events and metrics from hosts and sends them to Datadog, where you can analyze your monitoring and performance data.
It will support different of operating system like linux and windows.
It act as StatD.
Latest version 7 and it is support GO language ,Pervious versions are supported by python.