New & Noteworthy

Analytics for All: Data Geekery Goes Mainstream

In 1976, 25,000 runners completed marathons in the United States. Last year, that number soared to half a million. What do marathons have to do with Big Data, other than that both involve huge numbers (26.2 miles in the race’s case)? Grab a PowerGel and read on. The 20-fold increase in marathon participation didn’t happen…

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New Relic Insights: Ask your Software Questions, Get Answers Immediately

I love data.  I really, really do.  It seems weird to admit that publicly, but I’m betting you love it too.  I truly believe we are all data nerds. There is a data problem though… What I don’t love – is getting data. It’s a serious pain in the you-know-what.  I actually know a little…

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Introducing NRQL: A query language designed for analytics

The Insights team is excited to announce the public beta of Insights for all paying customers starting today. We’ve been using Insights internally for the past several months and it’s proven to be an invaluable tool that helps us unlock the mystery of how customers use our product as well as helping us dig into…

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New Relic, Software Analytics, Product Names, and Children’s Shoes

New Relic recently turned 6 years old.  We started our journey as a disruptive Application Performance Management (APM) company and had one product, so we called it New Relic – the same name as the company. If you’ve got one product you might as well call it the name of the company. Why confuse things,…

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Browser Monitoring & SSL Arrives for Node.js

Hot on the heels of last week’s amazing browser monitoring feature announcement, the Node.js team here at New Relic is excited to let you know that the agent now has the power of browser monitoring. This rounds out New Relic’s browser monitoring offering to all 6 of our language agents (Ruby, Java, .NET, PHP, Python…

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Testing the New Relic Browser Agent

A little less than a year ago, we embarked on a bold plan to extend the foothold we had with Real User Monitoring (RUM) to monitor even more things! We weren’t quite sure yet what those things would be, but one thing we did know is that we needed a better testing and release strategy.…

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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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Refactoring Organizations: Two ways to increase your impact

Before becoming a manager at New Relic, I was an engineer myself, working primarily on backend coding and database tuning. As I’ve developed my management skills I’ve also observed that you can apply many of best engineering principles towards becoming a better manager and increasing your impact on the organization. This is the first in…

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New Relic + VictorOps Band Together to Make Being On-Call Suck Less

This is a guest post by Todd Vernon, founder and CEO at VictorOps. VictorOps is the world’s first collaborative platform designed especially for DevOps teams that combines the power of people and data. At VictorOps, our single most-requested integration is New Relic. Why? New Relic is a completely unique platform that enables Dev and Ops teams to…

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