DDSQL Reference

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DDSQL is a query language for Datadog data. It implements several standard SQL functions, such as SELECT, and allows queries against unstructured data, such as tags.

You can use DDSQL to query your infrastructure in the DDSQL Editor in Datadog.

Supported SQL syntax

SQL is broken into five different categories of statements. The table below indicates which categories are supported by DDSQL.

DQL (Data Query Language)SELECTSupported
DML (Data Modification Language)INSERT, UPDATE, DELETELimited: Data is not persisted across sessions
DDL (Data Description Language)CREATELimited: Data is not persisted across sessions
DCL (Data Control Language)GRANT, REVOKENot supported
TCL (Transaction Control Language)BEGIN, END, ROLLBACKNot supported