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Datadog on Kubernetes: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

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  1. The Kubernetes Package Manager

    We will use Helm to install the Datadog agent with the default set of values. The default values in Datadog's helm chart, along with Datadog's Autodiscovery feature, is sufficient to give visibility into all cluster level metrics.
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    Datadog is a powerful monitoring and security platform that gives you visibility into end-to-end traces, application metrics, logs, and infrastructure. While Datadog has great documentation on their Kubernetes integration, we've observed that there's some missed nuance that leads to common pitfalls.