The core monitoring features, as they are implemented in Datadog, have been discussed up to this point in the book. In this chapter, you will learn about some of the monitoring features that have become available on the Datadog monitoring platform relatively recently. These features, especially Application Performance Monitoring (APM), security monitoring, and synthetic monitoring, are usually addressed by dedicated applications. AppDynamics in APM, various Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) applications in security monitoring, and Catchpoint in synthetic monitoring are examples of dedicated monitoring applications in the respective areas. With these features available on the Datadog platform, it is becoming a one-stop destination for all the monitoring requirements.
In this chapter, you will learn about the following topics, specifically the following:
- Application Performance Monitoring (APM)
- Implementing observability...