Dynatrace monitoring consumption is based on various types of monitoring units that are consumed by your Dynatrace environment during the monitoring of your applications and related services.
Unless otherwise stated, the consumption details explained here apply to both Dynatrace SaaS and Managed deployments. To get started using Dynatrace, contact Dynatrace Sales. Your sales representative will provide you with further details.
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Dynatrace license lifecycle
Get to know the lifecycle of Dynatrace SaaS and Dynatrace Managed licenses and understand how licenses affect your consumption of Dynatrace services.
Application and infrastructure monitoring (host units)
Each OneAgent-monitored host in your environment consumes host units.
Davis data units (DDUs)
Davis data units (DDU) provide a simple means of licensing certain capabilities (custom metrics, traces, log monitoring, and custom events) on the Dynatrace platform.
Digital Experience monitoring (DEM units)
Dynatrace Synthetic Monitoring, Real User Monitoring, and Session Replay consume DEM units.
Application Security monitoring (ASUs)
Dynatrace Application Security consumes Application Security units (ASUs).
Cloud Automation (CAUs)
Dynatrace Cloud Automation consumes Cloud Automation units (CAUs).