Monitoring event streams
The events generated by Datadog or posted by applications provide a log of activities happening in the application system in general, especially at the infrastructure and system level, such as one-off issues with a host or a service restarting. On the Datadog UI, the even stream dashboard lists the latest events and can be viewed as follows.
Click on the Events menu and pick a time window in the Show field to view the events for a specific time period. The event stream dashboard would look as follows:
- By source: On the left pane of the dashboard, the FROM section lists the sources of the events.
- By Priority: On the left pane of the dashboard, the PRIORITY section lists the priorities.
- By Severity: On the left pane of the dashboard, the STATUS section lists the severity of...