• What is Datadog?
DataDog is cloud based monitoring tool equipped with Monitoring, Obserbability, and Tracing feature.
• What is Datadog Agent and How it works?
DataDog agent is a daemon to collect matrix,
Agent having different components like DataStatD, Collector and Forwarder feature to collect, recognized and Forward matrix to DataDog Cloud for published into Dashboard.
• Component of Datadog Agent and short intro for each.
DataStatD : A metrics aggregation service bundled with the DataDog Agent.
Collector: The collector gathers all standard metrics every 15 seconds.
Forwarder: Specific daemon to connect and forward matrix to DataDog Cloud database.