New Relic is a well know and widely spread Application Performance Management provider that, among other platforms, supports monitoring applications running on the JVM. Although New Relic has it’s own instrumentation agent that introduces their proprietary tracing and metrics code, we found many of our users wanting to send their metrics data to New Relic, so we delivered :).
This is not an official New Relic product, and is not endorsed by New Relic.
kamon-newrelic dependency to your project and ensure that it is in your classpath at runtime, that’s it.
Kamon’s module loader will detect that the New Relic module is in the classpath and automatically start it.
There are two main items that you need to configure to get up and running: Your application name, set via the
kamon.newrelic.app-name configuration setting and your New Relic license via the
This module will only report a small subset of the of the available metrics, namely:
kamon.newrelic.apdexTconfiguration setting to change the Apdex-T value, which defaults to one second.
New Relic has a set of predefined dashboards with fixed metric categories on them that will allow you to see the metrics
reported by the
kamon-newrelic module without you having to do anything on the New Relic side. Here are a few screenshots
of how your traces and segments will look like in the New Relic dashboards:
New Relic has its own, separate licensing.