Amazon CloudWatch vs Datadog
Last updated: January 31, 2015
Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to collect and track metrics, collect and monitor log files, and set alarms. Amazon CloudWatch can monitor AWS resources such as Amazon EC2 instances, Amazon DynamoDB tables, and Amazon RDS DB instances, as well as custom metrics generated by your applications and services, and any log files your applications generate.
Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Operations and Development teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into actionable insight.
Amazon CloudWatch vs Datadog in our news:
2015 - Cloud monitoring service Datadog fetched $31M
Datadog, which promises to let companies see how well their various cloud deployments are performing, now has $31 million in fresh Series C funding. The company, which claims Netflix, Spotify, EA, and, Mercadolibre as customers, has 75 employees now, up from 25 last year, and plans to double or triple headcount next year. Datadog faces competitors including Boundary, Server Density and Stackdriver (which was purchased by Google last year).