Checking Website Health From Different Parts of the World
New Relic is a company that offers many different tools and is perhaps best known for its application performance monitoring (APM). At least that’s what I know it best for since we often use this tool when we do performance tests at Abstracta to get useful information about how our infrastructure behaves under tests. Besides the APM, it has another tool that I want to cover in this post, New Relic Synthetics, which you can use with a free or paid New Relic account. It’s useful for adding monitors for services or websites (anything accessible by an HTTP URL) and setting up email notifications for when said monitors fail.
How to Set Up Your Monitor in New Relic Synthetics
After creating an account in New Relic, one has access to the different tools that it provides. In particular, we will look at how to get started with Synthetics. First, we must create a monitor, taking us to this page:
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May 15, 2017 at 03:27PM