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27-12-2020, 01:29

An Introduction to DataDog for Developers

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An Introduction to DataDog for Developers
Genre: eLearning | MP4 | Video: h264, 1280x720 | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz
Language: English | SRT | Size: 1.60 GB | Duration: 2h 42m
What you'll learn

How to Integrate DataDog into your DevOps lifecycle (we use a nodejs app for example)
You will setup DataDog agents and monitor the web applications
Understand and Resolve Errors detected by DataDog
How DataDog enables APM, RUM and Synthetic Monitoring
How the DataDog agent works internally
How to use DataDog to calculate Apdex Scores
Use DataDog to set and implement SLO's, SLI's and SLA's

A desire to learn and Crush It!
A working Computer with either Windows/MacOS or Linux
An Internet connection
All technologies we will use will be free/have free trial versions
Some Basic knowledge of unix/linux commands can be helpful, but not required
DataDog is the leading monitoring service out there, whether it's could applications, operating systems, servers or browsers, DataDog covers it all. If you are an aspiring DevOps Guru, this course is for you! DataDog's valuation and popularity is sky-rocketing, be ahead of the curve and a handle on it!

The course will guide you through the architecture of DataDog and where it should fit in your DevOps Lifecycle. You will setup a DataDog account as well as install an agent. The data the agent reports will be used to calculate metrics like Apdex Scores, SLO's, SLI's and SLA's.

Everything is well documented and separated, so you can find what you need. Assignments and Quizzes will make sure you stay on track and test your knowledge. The course will have a combination of theory and practical examples.

The Introduction

Understand why we should use Datadog and how much it is going to cost you. Everything in this course will be straight from the free trial version, so you you don't need to buy anything.Sign up for DataDog and understand where it fits in the larger scheme of things, your DevOps architecture. How does the Datadog agent work?

The Setup

Understand how to setup an application to go along with the videos. In particular, setup "Pineapples on Pizza". Also setup an agent on your machine which will then send metrics and other data to DataDog on the cloud.

DataDog for a developer

Where does DataDog fit in your DevOps cycle? What are the build stages and how does DataDog aid them? Start off by dealing with a few production issues using APM or Application Performance Management. Datadog is well suited for this. Send out some alerts from DataDog when things go south. After which you integrate with Slack. Move on to some more advanced concepts like Apdex Scores, SLO's and SLA's.

In the end we will investigate some testing strategies like RUM (Real User Monitoring) And Synthetic Testing.

Getting everyone on board

So you have learnt how to use DataDog but how does it help ease the burden on non developers. DataDog can help integrate with other tools which help the Business Analysts, Managers and Testers.

Reference Guide

Think of this section as a reference guide, like a dictionary. Whenever you want to learn how to set something up, come here.

Who this course is for:
This course is great if you're in an Ops or DevOps position and you want to learn about DataMonitoring via DataDog
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