Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Instrument the out of the box Postgres Integration 
  • Instrument a Postgres Database with DBM
  • Understand the metrics provided to you through the integration as well as DBM
  • Identify and fix query locks
  • Identify and optimize poorly performing queries

Primary Audience

This course has been designed for users with experience in APM who wants to learn more about the Database Monitoring product.


  • Experience with APM
  • Experience with PostgreSQL

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

    2. Database Monitoring Lab

    3. Feedback

Monitoring a Postgres Database with Datadog DBM

  • 1 hours to complete
  • 0 hours of video content
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