Modern application teams are struggling to adapt to new software development trends and challenges. Monolithic applications are being broken down into complex networks of interconnected services. These application services run on dynamic and ephemeral infrastructure in the public cloud and in private data centers. And applications are increasingly using cloud services that can easily scale without having to add server capacity.
New Relic APM is designed to help modern application teams exploit the latest technology trends to confidently move faster—which means reducing costly downtime, improving engineer productivity, and enabling high-performing applications that deliver differentiated experiences for customers.
With a host of vendors claiming to offer APM solutions for modern application teams, it makes sense to lay out exactly what makes New Relic APM the tool of choice to help modern application teams build better software.
1. Easy-to-set-up real-time instrumentation and analytics
An APM solution is not just a data-collection repository. Modern application teams require a solution that’s easy to set up and immediately indicates where their apps are experiencing performance problems. With New Relic’s easy-to-set-up SaaS model, engineers can quickly get up and running with visualizations that deliver opinionated insights on their applications, without the need for setting up expensive hardware or complicated custom dashboards. New Relic APM’s out-of-the-box overview screen not only displays basic data such as response time, throughput, error rate, and transactions, but also highlights which code is contributing the most to response time. That makes it easy to pinpoint the problematic code or dependencies in real time.