Pinpoint and solve issues down to the line of code with Node.js monitoring from New Relic. With features like service maps and error analytics, our Node.js agent helps you get the full picture of your app environment.
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Many Node application requests are based on raw URLs. Our solution is different. New Relic for Node.js assumes it can group requests to your application into transactions instead of HTTP requests. Transactions are defined by giving one or more request paths a name. These names are used to:
- Visualize where your app is spending its time (in transaction breakdowns).
- Identify slow requests.
- Group metrics.
- Show you which portions of your application are suffering from slow database performance.
To install our agent, you need to sign up for New Relic first. Once you're logged in, follow the instructions or use our launcher to get data flowing in.
- Review the system requirements.
- Read the install docs.
- Go directly to the New Relic UI to add Node.js data.
After installing the Node.js agent, extend your instrumentation:
Extend your instrumentation
Open source telemetry
If you encounter issues with your Node.js agent, see our troubleshooting information:
- Large memory usage: If you've installed the Node.js agent and your memory usage has increased, check out these possible solutions.
- Troubleshooting your Node.js installation: Try these steps if you don't see any data, cannot log files, or encounter other installation problems with the Node.js agent.
- Troubleshooting Browser instrumentation: If you encounter problems with Browser data, see these additional tips for Node.js.
If you need more help, check out these support and learning resources:
- Browse the Explorers Hub to get help from the community and join in discussions.
- Find answers on our sites and learn how to use our support portal.
- Run New Relic Diagnostics, our troubleshooting tool for Linux, Windows, and macOS.
- Review New Relic's data security and licenses documentation.