Cloud Monitoring Provider Datadog Adds Support for Microsoft Azure Storage

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Datadog, a monitoring service for cloud-scale applications, has expanded its support for Microsoft Azure with a new integration for Azure Storage. This would empower large enterprise companies running their infrastructure on Azure to gain knowledge into the storage services powering their workloads and applications. 

The Azure Storage integration provides insights such as network errors, connection latency, and storage utilization, enabling customers to keep closer tabs on a vital part of the Azure stack.

“We’ve seen 100 percent growth of Microsoft Azure among our 5,000 enterprise customers over the past year,” said Amit Agarwal, Chief Product Officer of Datadog. “By utilizing Datadog, enterprise customers running cloud environments can effectively manage the performance of their large scale Azure-hosted applications.”

datadog cloud monitoringDatadog boasts several Microsoft integrations, from monitoring virtual machines deployed on Microsoft Azure to collecting metrics and events from native Windows services such as Windows Management Instrumentation and Event Viewer. 

“Microsoft understands the importance of monitoring storage services for enterprise customers, and we’re pleased to see Datadog’s support for Microsoft Azure,” said Tad Brockway, general manager, Azure Storage, Microsoft. “Datadog’s solution for monitoring large scale Azure-hosted applications benefits customers with greater insight into their cloud environment.”

Datadog is available in the Microsoft Azure portal for “one-click” deployment and now supports the generally available Azure Monitor, Microsoft’s built-in platform monitoring service for Azure.

Cloud monitoring service Datadog is compatible with the following Microsoft Azure services:

Azure Core Services

  • Azure Storage
  • Classic Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machines deployed through Azure Resource Manager
  • SQL Database

Other Azure Services

  • App Service
  • Batch Service
  • Event Hub
  • Internet Information Services
  • IoT Hub
  • Logic Apps
  • Redis Cache
  • SQL Database Elastic Pools
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Windows
  • Event Viewer
  • Windows Management Instrumentation

Application Custom Metrics

  • StatsD for C# 

Since launching in 2010, Datadog cloud monitoring has been adopted by thousands of enterprises globally including Airbnb, Atlassian, Netflix, PagerDuty, Salesforce, Twilio, Warner Bros, and Zendesk.