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Datadog on Incident Management

Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform that ingests trillions of data points per day, coming from more than 8,000 customers. With a complex distributed architecture and hundreds of deployments per day, needless to say sometimes things don't go as planned. Our teams have been improving the way incidents are managed at Datadog over the years and they are using that knowledge to help Datadog customers manage their own incidents.

Exclaimer: Shortening the lengths of incidents with Datadog

Hear how Matt Hodge from Exclaimer leverages Datadog Log Management to migrate away from a homegrown solution and find one platform to manage dev and ops logs. Through deep integrations with Microsoft Azure, Exclaimer is able to gain rapid visibility into their entire Azure-based infrastructure as well.

NodeJS Instrumentation - Adding Custom Tags to Spans | Datadog Tips & Tricks

In part 1 of this 4 part series, you’ll learn how to use manual instrumentation to add additional detail to traces. We’ll add new tags, or attributes, to the spans generated by our NodeJS application, allowing for more insightful data visualizations in App Analytics.

NodeJS Instrumentation - Creating Custom Spans for Method-Level Visibility | Datadog Tips & Tricks

In part 2 of this 4 part series, you’ll learn how to instrument your NodeJS application to capture custom method-level spans, allowing visibility into how specific methods behave in your application. Flame graphs allow for deep insight into the performance of your code. During instrumentation, we can capture custom spans for deeper layers of visibility in the resulting flame graphs. In this video, we use instrumentation to capture a method-level span, allowing us to see the performance of that specific method in our flame graphs in the Datadog UI.