Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Assign and use tags to build container maps and dashboards in Datadog for a Kubernetes deployment
  • Assign tags to app data
  • Explore correlated data using tags
  • Use tags to create targeted alerts
  • Search and correlate synthetic tests using tags
  • Work with unified service tagging

Primary Audience

This course is designed for any Datadog users interested in tagging best practices.


The prerequisites for this course are the following:

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. Introduction to Tags

    2. Examples of Tags

    3. Suggest Best Practices and Considerations

    1. Lab: Tagging a Kubernetes Deployment

    2. Lab: Tagging an Application Service

    1. Summary

    2. Feedback Survey

Tagging Best Practices

  • 1.5 hours to complete
  • 5 Lessons
  • Beginner