Monitoring Lambda functions using Datadog

Although CloudWatch and X-Ray are really awesome tools, there are times when these tools are simply not enough to work with at an enterprise level. This can hold true for a variety of reasons; take for example maturity--now, although X-Ray provides you with some real time trace statistics, it's still a very young service and will take time to evolve, into say, something provided by an enterprise transaction monitoring tool such as Dynatrace. Dynatrace actually leverages artificial intelligence to detect performance and availability issues and pinpoints their root causes; something that X-Ray doesn't support today. The same can be said for CloudWatch as well. Although you can monitor your AWS infrastructure ...

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