New Relic Insights

New Relic Insights is one way you can query and chart your New Relic data. Insights is a software analytics resource for gathering and visualizing data about your software and understanding what that data says about your business. Features include:

  • Use NRQL to quickly and easily create real-time dashboards to get immediate answers about end-user experiences, clickstreams, mobile activities, and server transactions.
  • Query and chart data from other New Relic products, like APM, Browser, and Infrastructure.
  • Send custom data to New Relic and then query it and create customized charts.
  • Extend retention of APM, Browser, Mobile, and Serverless events, and custom events, with an Insights Pro subscription.

New Relic One offers an improved querying and charting experience compared to Insights. For a comparison, see this transition guide.

Insights > sample dashboard. Query your event data and search your metric timeslice data to create customizable dashboards to monitor performance and business data.

Intro to Insights. Get an introduction to Insights to learn about the key features, the types of data you can send to and query in Insights, and minimum requirements.

Intro to NRQL. Get basic information on NRQL syntax and how to use the query tool. For detailed information on each of NRQL's query components and aggregation functions, see NRQL reference.

Report custom data. Add your own custom data by inserting custom events or adding custom attributes to existing events.

Explore data. Get information on the sources of event data. Use NRQL and the event explorer to sample, query, and chart your data. Use the metric explorer to search and chart your metric timeslice data. Use the event data dictionary to explore event data.

Query with APIs. Use NerdGraph (our GraphQL API) to programmatically retrieve and use New Relic-reported data.

Visualize your data. Get information about the various widgets to visualize your data.