The trend towards increasing complexity of systems and applications is driving the adoption of more effective monitoring tools. In this context, Datadog stands out as a powerful and versatile tool.
What are the main features of Datadog and why do companies choose this paid SaaS monitoring in the world of open source and free software? Let’s figure it out.
The main factors we focused on are:
- UI and Ease of Use
- Customization Capability
- Predictable Usage
- Deployment Simplicity
We will try to elaborate on each of them. Let’s start with the features of Datadog that have kept it at the top of the monitoring tools for several years and also conduct a brief comparison with the Prometheus-Loki-Grafana stack.