Datadog Inc. is a cloud-based monitoring and analytics platform that enables developers, IT, and business teams to quickly and easily track the performance and behavior of their applications and infrastructure. The company was founded in 2010 by Olivier Pomel and Alexis Lê-Quôc and is headquartered in New York City.
Datadog's platform provides users with real-time monitoring and analysis of various metrics, such as CPU usage, memory usage, network traffic, and more. It also allows users to set up alerts and notifications based on predefined conditions or custom rules, which can help them proactively identify and address issues before they impact users. The platform is designed to be highly scalable and can support large-scale, complex environments with thousands of servers and applications.
In addition to monitoring and analytics, Datadog also offers a range of integrations with other popular tools and platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud, Kubernetes, Docker, and more. These integrations enable users to easily connect and analyze data from across their entire stack, giving them a comprehensive view of their environment and helping them make informed decisions about resource allocation and optimization.
Since its founding, Datadog has experienced significant growth and has become one of the leading providers of monitoring and analytics solutions for cloud-based environments. The company went public in 2019 and has continued to expand its offerings and capabilities through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. In 2021, Datadog was named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring for the fifth consecutive year.