This put up was co-authored by Sreekanth Thirthala Venkata, Principal Program Supervisor, Visible Studio and .NET.

Microsoft Azure allows clients emigrate and modernize their functions to run within the cloud, in coordination with many associate options. One such associate is Datadog, which supplies observability and safety instruments for customers to grasp the well being and efficiency of their functions throughout hybrid and multi-cloud environments. However configuring the mandatory integrations usually requires navigating between the Azure portal and Datadog.

This provides complexity, takes time, and makes it troublesome to troubleshoot if issues aren’t working. To cut back the burden of managing throughout a number of portals, we labored with Datadog to create an built-in Datadog answer on the Azure cloud platform. Out there by way of the Azure Marketplace, this answer supplies a seamless expertise for utilizing the Datadog’s cloud monitoring answer in Azure.

“The Microsoft cloud is the first to enable a seamless configuration and management experience for customers using third-party solutions like Datadog. With Datadog, customers are empowered to use this experience to monitor their Azure workloads and enable an accelerated transition to the cloud.” —Corey Sanders, Company Vice President, Microsoft Options

With the brand new Azure integration with Datadog, organizations can now totally map their legacy and cloud-based methods, monitoring real-time knowledge throughout each section of the cloud transition, and be sure that migrated functions meet efficiency targets. This integration combines Azure’s world presence, flexibility, safety, and compliance with Datadog’s logging and monitoring capabilities to create the very best expertise for enterprises.

By way of this unified expertise, clients will have the ability to:

  • Provision a brand new Datadog group and configure their Azure sources to ship logs and metrics to Datadog—a completely managed setup with no infrastructure for patrons to setup and function.
  • Seamlessly ship logs and metrics to Datadog. The log-forwarding course of has been fully automated; relatively than constructing out a log-forwarding pipeline with Diagnostic Settings, Occasion Hubs, and Features, you possibly can configure every part with only a few clicks.
  • Simply set up the Datadog agent on VM hosts by means of a single-click.
  • Streamline single-sign on (SSO) to Datadog—a separate sign up from the Datadog portal is not required.
  • Get unified billing for the Datadog service by means of Azure subscription invoicing.

“Observability is a key functionality for any profitable cloud migration. By way of our new partnership with Microsoft Azure, clients will now have entry to the Datadog platform immediately within the Azure console, enabling them emigrate, optimize and safe new and migrated workloads.” —Amit Agarwal, Chief Product Officer, Datadog

Right here’s a fast have a look at this built-in expertise:

Purchase and setup the Datadog answer

Now let’s comply with the step-by-step course of to accumulate and setup the Datadog answer:

Procuring the Datadog app: Azure clients can procure the Datadog app by means of the Azure Market.

Provisioning within the Azure portal: After procuring in Azure Market, clients can seamlessly provision Datadog as an built-in service on Azure by way of the Azure portal.

Datadog overview page

Configuring logs and metrics: Prospects create a Datadog useful resource in Azure and configure which Azure sources ship logs and metrics and to Datadog.

Create datadog resource

Putting in Datadog agent: Prospects can set up the Datadog agent as an extension on digital machines (VMs) and app companies with a single click on.

Installing Diagnostic Agent.

Entry by way of SSO: Prospects entry Datadog from the Azure portal by means of a streamlined SSO expertise and configure Datadog as a vacation spot for logs and metrics from Azure companies.

Datadog Azure virtual machines dashboard.

Subsequent steps

  • Join the preview of the brand new Datadog integration with Azure. The preview might be accessible on Azure Market beginning October 2020.
  • Read more in regards to the Azure Monitor associate integration with Datadog.



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