Netdata Training Course


Netdata is an open-source infrastructure performance monitoring and troubleshooting solution that simplifies real-time data collection of system, hardware, and application metrics. Netdata helps users visualize and store data, set performance issue alerts, and collect thousands of metrics with zero configuration.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at SysAdmins, DevOps engineers, and IT professionals who wish to install, configure, and manage Netdata features to collect and monitor infrastructure metrics.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Collect system and application metrics.
  • Visualize data in real-time.
  • Monitor performance health.
  • Troubleshoot performance issues as they arise.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Basic understanding of system and application management and operations
  • Experience with infrastructure performance monitoring


  • SysAdmins
  • DevOps engineers
  • IT professionals

Course Outline


Overview of Netdata Features and Architecture

  • Core features and components
  • Standalone design and interoperability

Getting Started with Netdata

  • Creating a Netdata Cloud account
  • Installing the Netdata Agent
  • Claiming nodes
  • Single-node monitoring
  • Infrastructure monitoring

Configuring the Netdata Agent

  • Editing configuration files
  • Common configuration changes
  • Netdata Agent actions (start, stop or restart)
  • Securing nodes

Collecting Data with Netdata

  • Supported collectors and data types
  • Enabling and configuring a collector
  • Collecting metrics (system, container, and application)

Streaming Visualized Data with Netdata Cloud

  • Netdata Cloud War Rooms
  • Using the Overview and Nodes view
  • Configuring charts to identify issues
  • Dashboards and charts
  • Creating new dashboards

Monitoring System Performance with Netdata

  • Alerts and alarms
  • Configuring health alarms
  • Enabling alarm notifications
  • Supported notification endpoints

Storing and Exporting Data

  • Distributed data architecture
  • Data storage settings
  • Exporting metrics to databases
  • Employing an exporting connector


Summary and Conclusion

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