New Relic Launches App Speed Index and Custom Dashboards

June 26, 2012 - by shogatwo

This is a guest blog post written by Bill Hodak, Director of Product Marketing at Joyent partner New Relic, an application performance management vendor.

New Relic is announcing the availability of two awesome new features. Thanks to our SaaS model, our customers have immediate access to these new features. When you login or sign up today, you’ll get one or both of these features.

New Relic and Joyent have partnered to make New Relic Standard available to all Joyent Cloud customers free of charge. If you’re not yet a customer, sign up today! All accounts start with 14 days of Pro, for free.

App Speed Index

Think your app is fast? Stop guessing and start knowing with the App Speed Index. The App Speed Index leverages our Big Data to provide Big Insight to our customers. New Relic collects over 55 billion performance metrics and monitors 1.5 billion page loads on behalf of our 25,000 customers and their 450,000 application instances. All of that data equates to 3.5 terabytes of new data collected, stored and analyzed each day.

With the App Speed Index, our customers will be able to classify their application into a Peer Group of similar applications (ex. eCommerce, SaaS, Gaming, and Consumer Internet applications) and benchmark their app with industry peers. Find out your percentile rank within your peer group for end user and application response times, error rates, and application availability to find out how fast you really are.

Learn more about the App Speed Index here, or check out this blog post. And don’t forget to check out our living infographic, updated daily to show how the peer groups rank by performance and availability. It even lists the fastest applications monitored by New Relic!

Custom Dashboards

Have you ever wanted to see Network I/O graphs and End User Response Time graphs on the same dashboard?  What about some custom business metrics and application response time? Now you can with Custom Dashboards. With Custom Dashboards you can build any dashboard with any data that tickles your fancy. The best part about it? No Coding Required!  With Custom Dashboards all you have to do is click and pick, drag and drop, or instant copy an existing New Relic graph and boom — you’ve got a Custom Dashboard. This feature is only available to our Pro customers. So if you’re not currently a Pro customer, sign up or upgrade today to get access to Custom Dashboards. Learn more about Custom Dashboards by reading this blog post.

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