The end-of-life date for this agent version is July 29, 2019. To update to the latest agent version, see Update the agent. For more information, see End-of-life policy.
Percentiles and Histograms
The Java Agent now captures data that provides percentile and histogram views in the New Relic UI.
JAX-RS annotation instrumentation
The Java Agent now instruments and names web transactions based on javax.ws.rs annotations.
The Java Agent now instruments methods on classes that are marked with the javax.jws.WebService annotation.
Fix: In some cases, agent had excessive overhead on Spring AOP apps
The agent should now perform well for any Spring AOP application.
Fix: Play Framework instrumentation was ignoring the ignoreTransaction call
The Play Framework 2.x instrumentation now honors the New Relic API ignoreTransaction call.
Fix: Potential memory leak when app continually creates ClassLoaders
The Java Agent now handles applications where ClassLoaders are continuously created.
Fix: Agent zip distribution did not include the API source jar
The newrelic-api-sources.jar is now included in the zip file.