Getting Started With New Relic Synthetics [Video]

By Posted in Using Our Products 18 December 2014

At FutureStack14 in October, New Relic announced Synthetics, an automated monitoring solution that can proactively detect application performance problems before your users see them. The product generates synthetic traffic to your website, rather than collecting passive real user data, which can give you more confidence that your site—and your business—is operating smoothly and help prevent unwanted…

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Ruby Agent Now Supports ActiveJob

By Posted in Using Our Products 4 December 2014

ActiveJob is a highly anticipated feature of Ruby on Rails 4.2. It gives developers a single API to control a variety of frameworks for controlling the execution of background jobs for tasks like sending confirmation emails or scheduling regular cleanups. This is great for us, and for you, because it allows New Relic to instrument…

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Cyber Monday Web Performance Insights from New Relic Synthetics

From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, the Thanksgiving weekend always poses big challenges for online retailers. How e-tailers cope with those challenges can have a major impact on their user experiences, online reputations, and ultimately sales, but every site deals with them differently. To get a sense of how major sites did this year, we…

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