Using DataDog API to pull metrics data for EC2 instances

In this short post, we’ll see how we can use Datadog API to pull instance utilization data.

Pre-requisite: DataDog must be setup, with your EC2 instances metric data being available in DataDog. You will also need DataDog API key and Application key

Step 1: Install datadog package using pip.

Step 2: Save the given code on your local system.

#!/usr/bin/python
import requests, json,sys
from datadog import initialize, api
from time import time…

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