To try out the examples mentioned in this book, you need to have the following tools and resources:
- An Ubuntu 18.04 environment with Bash shell. The examples might work on other Linux distributions as well, but suitable changes must be done to the Ubuntu specific commands.
- A Datadog account and a user with admin-level access.
- A Datadog Agent running at host level or as a microservice depending on the example, pointing to the Datadog account.