How to Generate Metrics from Logs | Datadog Tips & Tricks
In this video, you’ll learn how to generate metrics using log events attributes to filter your logs more effectively and begin monitoring, graphing and alerting on the new metric immediately. To begin generating metrics from your logs,
Generating metrics from logs is a powerful tool for monitoring attributes which are parsed from your logs. The process is as simple as navigating to the “Generate Metrics” screen in the Datadog Logs Configuration page. Once there, you can define the new metric which you would like to be captured from your log attributes. Once your metric is created, you can utilize it as you would any other metric in Datadog. You can create machine learning-based monitors for that metric, graph it in a Datadog notebook, or even use it for tracking SLOs to better understand your system’s user experience.