Category Archives: New Relic

Puppet – Automate New Relic Server Monitor Agent Installation

This is an example to install the newrelic-sysmond package on the Puppet Agent.

class system::newrelic-sysmond ($licensekey) {
  package { "newrelic-sysmond": ensure => installed, }

  exec { 'Insert newrelic license key':
    command => "nrsysmond-config --set license_key=$licensekey",
    require => Package['newrelic-sysmond'],
    creates => '/etc/newrelic/key_added',
  }

  exec { 'Restart newrelic system monitor':
    command => "/etc/init.d/newrelic-sysmond start",
    require => Exec['Insert newrelic license key'],
    creates => '/etc/newrelic/key_added',
  }

  exec { 'Create the key_added file':
    command => "echo key_added > /etc/newrelic/key_added",
    require => Exec['Restart newrelic system monitor'],
    creates => '/etc/newrelic/key_added',
  }
}

 

Done =)

New Relic – Enable Drupal module monitoring

New Relic supports the following list of PHP frameworks.

  • Drupal 6 and 7
  • WordPress
  • CakePHP 1.2, 1.3 and 2.*
  • CodeIgniter 2
  • QDrupal
  • Joomla 1.5 and 1.6
  • Symfony 1
  • Yii
  • Zend Framework 1
  • Magento 1.5 and 1.6
  • MediaWiki
  • Kohana

If you are monitoring a Drupal website, you will find the module tab on the Application menu.

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New Relic – Monitor multiple web applications or virtual hosts

If you follow the New Relic instruction to setup the daemon. You will get all web applications as a single New Relic App named as PHP Application in the New Relic application console.

So how could we setup multiple New Relic Apps for different virtual hosts in Apache? Here you are.

1. Make sure you have enabled the Apache php5 module. If it is not enabled, enable it by the following command with root privilege.

a2enmod php5

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DumpCamp – Introduction to New Relic


In the 2nd DumpCamp meeting, Ronnie showed us a SAAS service called New Relic which provides Application Performance Management solution mainly for web applications and servers. It’s capabilities include but not limit to:
 

  • Performance analytics on Ruby, Rails, PHP, Java, .Net, Python applications
  • Real User Monitoring
  • Server Monitoring
  • SQL/NoSQL Performance Monitoring
  • Web Application Transaction Tracing

The Lite account is free and i tried it today. The setup is easy and straight forward. Just register an account online with some configurations on your web server through SSH. Then you could views your server and web application performance online.
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