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Datadog data source

Datadog is a popular monitoring and analytics tool. The Datadog data source for Grafana allows you to query and visualize Datadog metrics. With Grafana’s hosted Datadog metrics service, you can also forward metrics directly from your Datadog agents.

To get started with the Datadog data source, refer to following topics:


The Datadog data source has the following requirements:

Compatibility requirements

There are no compatibility requirements for the Datadog plugin.

Known limitations

There are no known limitations for the Datadog data source.

Import a dashboard for Datadog

For instructions on how to import dashboards in Grafana, see Import a dashboard.

To view a list of pre-made Datadog dashboards do the following:

  1. Go to Connections in the sidebar menu.
  2. Under Connections, click Data sources.
  3. Type Datadog in the search bar and select the Datadog data source.
  4. Go to the Dashboards tab to view a list of pre-made dashboards.
  5. Click Import to import the pre-made dashboard.

Get the most out of the Datadog plugin

After installing and configuring Datadog you can: