The Datadog Agent is a software that runs on your hosts. It collects events and metrics from hosts and sends them to Datadog, where you can analyze your monitoring and performance data. The Datadog Agent is open-source, and its source code is available on GitHub at DataDog/datadog-agent. It is recommended to fully install the Agent.How do I run Datadog agent in Kubernetes?
Run the Datadog Agent in your Kubernetes cluster as a DaemonSet in order to start collecting your cluster and applications metrics, traces, and logs. You can deploy it with a Helm chart or directly with a DaemonSet object YAML definition. Note: Agent version 6.0 and above only support versions of Kubernetes higher than 1.7.6.How do I install Datadog agent 7 on Windows?
Run the installer (as Administrator) by opening datadog-agent-7-latest.amd64.msi. Follow the prompts, accept the license agreement, and enter your Datadog API key.Where does the Datadog agent load YAML files?
Note: The Agent loads valid YAML files contained in the folder: /etc/datadog-agent/conf.d/<CHECK_NAME>.d/. This allows complex configurations to be broken down into multiple files. For example, a configuration for the http_check might look like this: A special case are YAML files with the suffix .default.