Datadog Application Monitoring for PCF (Beta)
WARNING: The Datadog Application Monitoring for PCF tile is currently in beta and is intended for evaluation and test purposes only. Do not use this product in a PCF production environment.
This documentation describes Datadog Application Monitoring for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). Datadog Application Monitoring enables PCF users to monitor the health and performance of their applications.
Datadog Application Monitoring for PCF is made up of two components:
- Trace Agent
DogstatsD is the easiest way to get your custom application metrics into Datadog. It is a metrics aggregation service that implements the StatsD protocol and adds a few Datadog-specific extensions. For more information, see our documentation. Additionally, we have a list of DogStatsD libraries you can reference to find one that is compatible with your application.
Trace Agent is a service that collects application performance metrics from various sources and forwards them to Datadog. For more information, see our documentation.
Datadog Application Monitoring for PCF includes the following key features:
- Application performance monitoring
- Metrics forwarding to Datadog
Datadog is a monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure and applications. Datadog provides full-stack observability by combining infrastructure metrics and events with application performance metrics and end-to-end tracing. With flexible graphs and dashboards, sophisticated alerting, and machine learning functionality for anomaly and outlier detection, the platform provides actionable insight into dynamic, modern environments. Datadog features 200+ vendor-supported integrations, with simple configuration and built-in template dashboards.
The following table provides version and version-support information about the Datadog Application Monitoring for PCF.
|Release date||May 4, 2018|
|Software component version||v6.1.3|
|Compatible Ops Manager version(s)||v2.0.x|
|Compatible Pivotal Application Service version(s)||v2.0.x|
|IaaS support||AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack, and vSphere|
Datadog Application Monitoring for PCF has the following requirements:
- You must have or create a Datadog account before configuring the tile.
- You must generate a Datadog API key.
Datadog Application Monitoring for PCF is released under the Apache License 2.0.