APM Overview dashboard

New Relic APM's Overview dashboard provides general information about the selected app, including response time, Apdex score, CPU usage, throughput (requests per minute or rpm), transactions, error rate, recent events, and server information.

Overview dashboard

To view your app's dashboard: From the New Relic menu bar, select APM > (selected app). The Monitoring > Overview dashboard automatically appears. (For more information about using New Relic APM's Applications index, see Viewing your applications list.)

APM > (selected app) > Monitoring > Overview: After you select an app from New Relic APM's indexed list of applications, the Overview dashboard shows current transaction information.

A black vertical bar on the main chart indicates that Apdex settings have changed. A blue vertical bar indicates a deployment. A red vertical bar indicates an outage.

Throughput data appears in two places:

  • The Throughput chart shows requests per minute for either Web transaction or Non-web transactions. Change this by selecting the transaction response time chart title's dropdown arrow and selecting either Web or Non-web.
  • The tooltip shown when you hover the mouse over the Error rate chart shows the combined throughput for both web and non-web transactions. It is unaffected by the Web or Non-web settings.

Drill-down details

Use any of New Relic's standard user interface functions and dashboard features to drill down into detailed information. Here is a summary of additional options with the Applications Overview dashboard.

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Change how data appears on the main chart Select the chart title's drop-down arrow, and select your choice of view options, including histograms or percentiles if available. For more information, see Selecting dashboard views.
View threshold levels for your app's Apdex score Mouse over the Apdex score ? icon.
View trends in response time, Apdex, and throughput Select the Compare with yesterday and last week checkbox.
View app performance since the last deployment

From the timepicker, select Performance since the last deployment. For detailed information about all deployments, select the Deployments dashboard.

View the Transactions dashboard Select the Transactions table's heading on the Applications Overview dashboard. Or, to view details about a specific transaction (including operations, transaction traces, and key transactions), select its name.
View the Errors dashboard

Select the Error rate chart's title on the Applications Overview dashboard. You can also view the Errors dashboard from APM > (selected app) > Events > Errors.

Browser details

In order to view browser details about page load timing (sometimes referred to as real user monitoring or RUM), you must enable this feature from Browser settings. However, if your app has never reported any browser monitoring data, you must first enable it from the application's settings:

  1. From the New Relic menu bar, select APM > (selected app) > Settings > Application.
  2. From the New Relic Browser section, select the Enable browser monitoring? checkbox.
  3. Select Apdex values for browser monitoring and server requests, or leave the defaults.
  4. Optional: Select up to five countries or regions for browser monitoring to highlight on the Geography dashboard.
  5. Select Save application settings.
  6. To enable additional features, follow standard procedures from Browser > (selected app) > Settings.

After page load timing is set up, the Applications Overview dashboard provides summary information and direct links to detailed information on the app's corresponding Browser Overview dashboard.

  • To view chart details with browser page load time, select the main chart's Browser link.
  • To view the Apdex score for browsers, select the Apdex chart's Browser link.
APM > (selected app) > Monitoring > Overview: To switch between the app server and browser view for your app or its Apdex score, select the link.

Server details

The Applications Overview dashboard provides summary information and direct links to detailed information about the app's server dashboards. From the Servers section of the Applications Overview dashboard, do any of the following:

  • Toggle between a table view of the hosts or breakout metric details of each host.
  • Select an individual server's name.
  • Select an individual server's CPU usage or Memory.

You can also select a server from the Servers drop-down below the New Relic menu bar.

Server CPU usage % is calculated as though the application is running on one CPU core. See CPU usage is over 100% for more information on this calculation.

For more help

Additional documentation resources include:

  • Map dashboard (viewing your app and its related services as an architectural map)
  • Transactions dashboard (viewing the selected app's transaction requests by percent of wall clock time and relevant throughputs)
  • Database and Slow Queries dashboard (viewing database transactions, operations, throughput, and response time, as well as slow query traces if available)
  • External services dashboard (viewing calls to out-of-process services such as web services, resources in the cloud, and any other network calls)
  • JVM metrics dashboard (viewing additional metrics collected by the Java agent, including thread pools, HTTP sessions, and transactions)

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