Backstage

Supported OS Linux Windows

Overview

Backstage is an open platform for building Developer Portals. This integration enables you to embed Datadog graphs and dashboards into your Backstage instance.

Setup

Installation

  1. Install the Datadog plugin into Backstage:
cd packages/app
yarn add @roadiehq/backstage-plugin-datadog
  1. Add the Datadog plugin widget to your Backstage Overview tab. See the detailed instructions for more information.
  2. Find or create the public URL for your Datadog dashboard.
  3. Add the dashboard URL to the plugin’s metadata:
apiVersion: backstage.io/v1alpha1
kind: Component
metadata:
  name: sample-service
  description: |
        A sample service
  annotations:
    datadoghq.com/dashboard-url: <DATADOGURL>

Verification

Open your Backstage instance Overview tab to confirm your Datadog dashboard or graph is rendered as expected.

Data Collected

Metrics

The Backstage integration does not include any metrics.

Service Checks

The Backstage integration does not include any service checks.

Events

The Backstage integration does not include any events.

Troubleshooting

Need help? Reach out to the Backstage Community.