Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Set up Datadog RUM Software Development Kit (SDK) for JavaScript
  • Add frustration signals
  • Understand how to use sample rate settings
  • Configure Session Replay
  • Learn the different privacy settings available for Session Replay
  • Connect RUM with Application Performance Monitoring (APM) tracing

Primary Audience

This course is designed for JavaScript developers and DevOps Engineers responsible for adding Datadog RUM to JavaScript applications.


The prerequisites for this course are the following:

  • Completion of the Learning Environment course
  • Ability to use a Linux command line shell
  • Basic programming skills in JavaScript
  • Familiarity with editing code in an integrated development environment (IDE)
  • Knowledge of how web applications work
  • Familiarity with the main Datadog products and how to navigate the Datadog app
  • Completion of the Datadog 101: Developer course is recommended.

Technical Requirements

In order to complete the course, you will need:

  • Google Chrome or Firefox

Course Navigation

At the bottom of each lesson, click MARK LESSON COMPLETE AND CONTINUE button so that you are marked complete for each lesson and can receive the certificate at the end of the course.

Course Enrollment Period

Please note that your enrollment in this course ends after 30 days. You can re-enroll at any time and pick up where you left off.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    1. Lab: Configure RUM for JavaScript

    1. Conclusion and further reading

    2. Feedback survey

Configure Real User Monitoring (RUM) for JavaScript Web applications

  • 1 hours to complete
  • 2 Lessons
  • Beginner