Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 2 hours 30 mins

Part 2 - Beyond log collection, reducing MTTR with logs

In this scenario we are going to instrument a real application to demonstrate how logs can bring context to your metrics and traces.


When you are ready to continue, click Start Scenario.

Kirk Kaiser has worked hard to make this workshop as helpful possible, but if you see something that could be improved, please feel free to create a Github issue on the repository, or reach out via the Datadog public Slack.

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[Outdated] Part 2 - Beyond Collection: Building Observability with Logs

Step 1 of 6

Real app launch

If the app is not running already, start the Storedog application with the following command:


After a couple of minutes, click on the storedog tab of the terminal to see the application running or access this link:


Refresh the Application page, click around to begin generating metrics, APM traces, and logs for your application.