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Krishnamoorthy Anamaneni
Krishnamoorthy Anamaneni

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Data Dog Training Day1

What is Obserbability?

Observability in DevOps is a technical or tooling solution that focuses on aiding IT firms to understand what procedures are going on in an app by looking at the app’s output. Observability also allows firms to know issues in the app operation by pinpointing what, where, how, and why the app operation is malfunctioning.

What is Datadog?
Datadog is an observability service for cloud-scale applications, providing monitoring of servers, databases, tools, and services, through a SaaS -based data analytics platform.

What is Datadog Agent?
Data Dog agent will collect the server's metrics and performance data and monitoring the servers.
What is DogstatsD?
DogStatsD(Deamon process) is a metrics aggregation server that is bundled with the Datadog Agent.
How Datadog works?
Datadog is a SaaS monitoring and and monitors large-scale software and infrastructure. Datadog integrates end-to-end tracing with real-time data from hosts, capsules, databases, and applications to facilitate full-stack observability. This leads to useful alerts and effective representations.

Top 10 commands used in Datadog Agent?
I have used the below commands for today's session to check the agent status and starting/ restarting
systemctl start datadog-agent
systemctl stop datadog-agent
systemctl restart datadog-agent
systemctl status datadog-agent

What is Datadog config file and which config you used today?
I have used the belwow commands for todays session to check the agent status.
vi /etc/datadog-agent/datadog.yaml
Windows agent Configurations file c:\programData\Datadog
File Name : datadog.yaml

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