What is Stackdriver?

Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster.

Key features

Real-time log management and analysis

Cloud Logging is a fully managed service that performs at scale and can ingest application and system log data, as well as custom log data from GKE environments and VMs. Cloud Logging allows you to analyze and export selected logs to long-term storage in real time.
Built-in observability at scale

Cloud Monitoring provides visibility into the performance, uptime, and overall health of cloud-powered applications. Collect metrics, events, and metadata from Google Cloud services, hosted uptime probes, application instrumentation, and a variety of common application components.
Monitor and improve your apps performance

Application Performance Management (APM) includes tools to help you reduce latency and cost, so you can run more efficient applications. With Cloud Trace, Cloud Debugger, and Cloud Profiler, you gain insight into how your code and services are functioning and troubleshoot if needed.