Datadog calculates your current estimated usage in near real-time. Estimated usage metrics enable you to:
Note: These usage metrics are estimates that won’t always match up to billable usage given their real-time nature. There is a 10-20% difference between estimated usage and billable usage on average.
Estimated usage metrics are generally available for the following usage types:
|Logs Ingested Bytes|
|Logs Ingested Events|
Log-based usage metrics must be manually enabled from the Generate Metrics page.
For accounts with multiple organizations, you can roll up estimated usage from child organizations using the
from field to monitor usage across your entire account.
For technical questions, contact Datadog support.
For billing questions, contact your Customer Success Manager.