About the author

plightbody@newrelic.com'Patrick Lightbody is VP of product management at New Relic. Now based in Portland, Oregon, Patrick has started two companies in the SaaS monitoring space.

Once Again, Gartner Names New Relic a “Leader” in the Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

By Posted in New Relic News, Top Post 30 October 2014

We are excited to share some awesome news. For the third year in a row, the industry research firm Gartner has named New Relic as a “Leader” in their Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (by Jonah Kowall and Will Cappelli, October 28, 2014). I wrote a post last year describing how the research firm looks at things,…

Continue reading

Announcing New Relic Synthetics—an Automated Source of Performance Data

By Posted in New Relic News, Using Our Products 8 October 2014

Today we’re happy to announce the newest member of the New Relic family: New Relic Synthetics. Ever since New Relic was founded back in 2007, it’s been our goal to provide in-depth analytics about your software’s performance. We started with Ruby performance and over the years we’ve continued to enhance our backend monitoring capabilities (New…

Continue reading

New Relic and the JVM Ecosystem

Although Java remains one of the most popular programming languages in the world, the real story these days isn’t the Java language – it’s in the underlying virtual machine. Over the last few years, the JVM has branched out beyond just traditional support for existing languages such as as JRuby or Jython. It’s entered new territory with support…

Continue reading