Datadog is a popular cloud-based monitoring service. You can send metrics to Datadog using a metrics collection agent for graphing, service dashboards, alerting, and logging. Managed Service for TimescaleDB can send data directly to Datadog for monitoring. Datadog integrations are provided free of charge on Managed Service for TimescaleDB.
You need to create a Datadog API key, and use the key to enable metrics for your Managed Service for TimescaleDB service.
You can create an API key in your Datadog account, and upload it to your Managed Service for TimescaleDB account.
Integrations → APIs. Click
New API keyfield, type a name for your new key. For example,
Create API Key.
Keyfield to see the key, and copy it to use later.
Servicesview, showing any services you currently have in your project.
Add endpoint, and complete these details:
Endpoint integrationsection, give your endpoint a name, and paste the API key from your Datadog dashboard. Ensure you choose the site location that matches where your Datadog service is hosted.
Endpoint tagssection, you can add custom tags to help you manage your integrations.
Add endpointto save the integration.
When you have successfully added the endpoint, you can set up one of your services to send data to Datadog.
Servicesview, click the name of the service that you want to connect to Datadog.
Service integrationssection, click
Manage integrations. Locate the Datadog integration, and click
Datadog integrationdialog, select the Datadog endpoint you created earlier, and click
Enable. If the connection is successful, the Datadog integration shows with a green
When you have your Datadog integration set up successfully, you can use the Datadog dashboard editor to configure your visualizations. See the Datadog Dashboard documentation for more information.
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