(This guide assumes you are using
Begin with the update of your local cache
sudo apt-get update
Then install “sysstat”.
sudo apt-get install sysstat
Navigate to the Agent Install Screen in the Datadog Application and select “from source”
Execute the installation command.
DD_API_KEY=<YOUR-API-KEY> sh -c "$(curl -L https://raw.githubusercontent.com/DataDog/dd-agent/master/packaging/datadog-agent/source/setup_agent.sh)"
If installed correctly you should see an output that looks like:
The agent will run in the foreground. Some users may find benefit in creating an RC script for it or putting it into the /etc/rc.local like this:
nohup sh /root/.datadog-agent/bin/agent &
You should now see metrics being ingested from your RasberryPI device:
Thank you to Karim Vaes for the excellent blog post!