RPM Agent Update 2.8.0

Announcing version 2.8.0 of the RPM Agent. Customers are encouraged to upgrade their plug-ins to this new version which has a number of fixes and improvements.

Some of the highlights of our 2.8.0 release:

  • Support for using newrelic_rpm as a gem as well as a plugin (see the README file)
  • Support for merb
  • Instrumentation of dynamic finders in ActiveRecord such as find_by_...
  • Fix incompatibility in the developer mode with the safe_erb plugin
  • Lots of bug fixes and improvements to compatibility with Rails Edge and other plug-ins.

Also, please note that our plugin repository has moved.

You can now download the plugin from RubyForge:
script/plugin install --force http://newrelic.rubyforge.org/svn/newrelic_rpm

You can also install RPM as a gem:
sudo gem install newrelic_rpm

As always, if you have any questions about the New Relic RPM Agent Update to 2.8.0 please let us know by dropping us a line on our support site.


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