Inventorying the hosts
There are two interfaces available in Datadog that provide a list of hosts: Host Map and Infrastructure List. Each host listed on these interfaces will have a Datadog agent running on it. The host could be a bare-metal machine or a virtual machine (VM) that has been provisioned in a public cloud service such as AWS or Azure.
Let's look at the Host Map feature first. To access that interface, navigate to Infrastructure | Host Map on Datadog's dashboard. You will see a dashboard similar to the following:
Each hexagonal shape on the dashboard represents a host in the infrastructure monitored by Datadog. The CPU utilization (in percent) of a host is color coded, with less usage represented by green and higher usage represented by orange. The legend at the bottom-right corner of the dashboard provides details about the color coding being used. The gear button provided with the legend can be...