About the author

Sam Goldstein is engineering manager, agents, for New Relic. He manages Browser Application Monitoring team. He's been writing Ruby for almost a decade and is the author of several semi-popular gems, including diffy and timetrap.

Be Awesome By Being Boring

By Posted in Nerd Culture, Tech Topics 30 September 2014

Over the course of my career as a software engineer and crusty old UNIX curmudgeon, I’ve been involved in a lot of technology decisions. Some of them have gone well, others not so much, but over the years a distinct pattern has emerged: boring technology is awesome. It may be less shiny, but boring technology…

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How New Relic Browser Can Boost SEO

By Posted in Tech Topics, Using Our Products 15 July 2014

New Relic understands that search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine-referred traffic is critically important to many of our customers’ businesses. New Relic’s Browser team carefully considers the impact that our JavaScript instrumentation has on SEO to ensure that our product provides maximum visibility into front-end performance and JavaScript errors without adversely impacting search-engine ranking, indexing,…

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Announcing JS Error Reporting and AJAX Timing in New Relic

I work on the engineering team developing New Relic’s browser monitoring features, so it’s exciting to announce that, as of today, we’re offering a sneak preview of JavaScript Error Reporting and AJAX Timing to all of our customers, even those on free Lite accounts! We’ve also reorganized our existing real user monitoring (RUM) features to…

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Thread Profiling: See Exactly What Your App Is Doing

By Posted in Events, New Relic News, Tech Topics, Top Post 23 April 2013

RailsConf 2013 is right around the corner! And to celebrate, we’re publishing a series of blog post that highlight what’s new and exciting in the world of New Relic’s Ruby support. Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s post on Cross Application Tracing. New Relic tries to bubble up the most significant performance data from your…

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