To try out the examples mentioned in this book, you need to have the following tools installed and resources available:
- An Ubuntu 18.04 Linux environment with Bash shell. Other Linux distributions can be used, but make suitable changes to any Ubuntu-specific commands.
- A Datadog account and user with admin-level access.
- A Datadog Agent running, at host level or as microservice depending on the example, pointing to the Datadog account.
- curl and wget.