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New Relic

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Instantly visualize New Relic data in Grafana

The New Relic data source plugin is the easiest way to pull New Relic data directly into Grafana dashboards.

  • Visualize it either in isolation (one database) or blend it with other data sources.
  • Discover correlations and covariances across all your data in minutes.

Installing New Relic on Grafana Cloud:

For more information, visit the docs on plugin installation.

Change Log

v4.0.4 - 2023-07-26

  • ⚙️ Chore: Updated grafana plugin SDK version to v0.171.0

v4.0.3 - 2023-06-08

  • ⚙️ Chore: backend libs updated with golang:1.20.5

v4.0.2 - 2023-05-03

  • ⚙️ Chore: Backend binaries are now compiled with Go version 1.20.4 which contains security fixes

v4.0.1 - 2023-04-17

  • 📝 Documentation: Docs update

v4.0.0 - 2023-04-17

  • 🐛 Fix: BREAKING: (Metrics) Removed redundant metric column and to time column in metrics results. These additional columns were causing false positives in alerts
  • 🚀 Feature: (Data explorer) Data explorer is out of beta
  • ⚙️ Chore: Updated the inline help
  • ⚙️ Chore: Backend binaries compiled with go version 1.20.3 which contains security patches

v3.2.0 - 2023-02-28

  • 🚀 Feature: (Performance) Improvements to fetching metrics list to prevent fetching the same data multiple times

v3.1.6 - 2023-02-02

  • 🚀 Feature: (Performance) Improvements to metrics list rendering when rendering large set of metrics

v3.1.5 - 2023-01-31

  • 🚀 Feature: (Metrics) Metrics list component now loads async
  • 🚀 Feature: (Tracing) Trace viewer now excludes all the attributes with null values
  • ⚙️ Chore: Backend binaries compiled with latest go version (1.19.5)

v3.1.4 - 2023-01-11

  • ⚙️ Chore: Updated New Relic backend SDK from v0.88.0 to v2.10.0
  • ⚙️ Chore: Updated Grafana plugin SDK

v3.1.3 - 2022-12-07

  • ⚙️ Chore: Update dependencies: grafana-enterprise-sdk and grafana-plugin-sdk-go
  • ⚙️ Chore: Backend binaries compiled with latest go version (1.19.4)

v3.1.2 - 2022-11-02

  • 🚀 Feature: (NRQL) Compare with NRQL queries will automatically rendered as dotted lines
  • ⚙️ Chore: Backend binaries compiled with latest go version 1.19.3

v3.1.1 - 2022-10-25

  • Config: Support for customizing client timeouts to the New Relic APIs
  • Variables: Added support for $__timeFilter macro in insights variable query
  • Variables: Fixed a bug where variables not interpolated when they have partial variables
  • ⚙️ Chore: Backend binaries compiled with latest go version 1.19.2

v3.1.0 - 2022-09-16

  • 🚀 Feature: Application/Metrics browser in Metrics query type. This will be useful when having large number of applications/metrics

v3.0.0 - 2022-07-26

  • 🚀 Feature: Support for Traces search
  • 🚀 Feature: Support for Logs search
  • 🚀 Feature: Support for NRQL histogram queries
  • 🚀 Feature: NRQL/Insights editor updated to use Monaco based editor
  • 🚀 Feature: Annotations editor now supports field mapping
  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug in variable interpolation when using repeated variables
  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug where { and } symbols in metric name were not working
  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug where metric name list was partial
  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug where values dropdown not populated sometimes in metrics query editor
  • ⚙️ Chore: Updated New Relic go SDK from v0.74.2 to v0.88.0
  • Breaking: Minimum required grafana runtime for the New Relic plugin is now Grafana 8.4.7
  • Breaking: If you have existing annotation queries, you may need to annotation field mapping
  • Breaking: Removed support for querying New Relic plugins which already reached EOL.

v2.3.0 - 2022-04-06

  • Added __timeSeries macro which allows to define dynamic granularity in NRQL queries

v2.2.7 - 2022-03-24

  • New builds with go 1.18 to address CVE-2022-24921

v2.2.6 - 2022-01-17

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix for migration issue from 1.x to 2.x of the plugin

v2.2.5 - 2021-12-17

  • Update Enterprise license check

v2.2.4 - 2021-11-03

  • For insights queries that have already been written, do not overwrite those queries with the default query.
  • Fixed an migration issue where application variable filter is not migrated from v1

v2.2.3 - 2021-09-28

  • Allow filter by application name when performing application id list variable query.

v2.2.2 - 2021-09-06

  • Application Names variable query

v2.2.1 - 2021-08-09

  • Template variables not migrated properly from v1.4
  • Queries not migrated properly from v1.4

v2.2.0 - 2021-07-12

  • Beta: Data Explorer feature. This allows you to query any New Relic data without writing NRQL.
  • BREAKING: Removed client side query caching in favour of Grafana 8 Query Caching

v2.1.4 - 2021-07-09

  • 🐛 Fix: 1.4 Compatibility with source which was introduced in 2.x

v2.1.2 - 2021-06-14

  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug where some NRQL queries return duplicate rows
  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug where annotations doesn't show up for deployments
  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug where template variables in metrics query doesn't work
  • 🐛 Fix: Fixed a bug where insights type suggestions not applied when pressed enter
  • In Insights editor, now ctrl+s key runs the query

v2.1.1 - 2021-04-12

  • ⚙️ Chore: Update SDK

v2.1.0 - 2021-03-25

  • Replace Metric Select dropdown with Cascader
  • Remove deprecated admin key from Config Editor
  • 🐛 Fix: Fix interpolate template variables for metric values
  • Allow custom label to be created for metric values
  • Return error for Insights query and health check with invalid credentials

v2.0.19 - 2021-02-10

  • NRQL Queries fail against metric table
  • Aliases no longer work
  • Value field not a multi-select, and when selecting '--remove--' the value stays as the actively selected item
  • Health check succeeds even if one of the API Keys is bad
  • New Relic: support for Insights query when query length > 4k characters

v2.0.18 - 2020-12-14

  • Changed the metric selector to only show results when the user starts typing

v2.0.17 - 2020-12-14

  • Updated config editor to allow empty Admin API keys now that the Admin API key and Personal API key have merged

v2.0.16 - 2020-11-19

  • Fixed insights query change event sending a string instead of a query object

v2.0.15 - 2020-11-17

  • Fixed issue where an unnecessary query was being ran whenever the datasource was selected
  • Added the ability to "Remove" or "Reset" the "metric" selection dropdown
  • Changed the default query method to "metricData" from "sourceList"

v2.0.14 - 2020-11-17

  • Fixed issue where unnecessary queries were being sent before the form was completely filled out
  • Fixed issue where metrics were not displaying

v2.0.13 - 2020-11-09

  • Fixed issue where querying many applications causes performance issues

v2.0.12 - 2020-11-06

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix issue where errors were not being logged

v2.0.11 - 2020-11-04

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix caching issue

v2.0.10 - 2020-11-04

  • Client side caching experimental/temporary feature

v2.0.9 - 2020-11-02

  • Fixed issue with parsing the datasource settings

v2.0.8 - 2020-11-02

  • Removed application list in healthcheck
  • Upgraded newrelic-client-go to v0.47.3
  • Updated framing logic

v2.0.7 - 2020-07-23

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix for additional time range bug

v2.0.6 - 2020-07-23

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix for metric data time range
  • 🐛 Fix: Fix for hide/show data in query editor

v2.0.5 - 2020-07-21

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix compatibility issues with previous single values:
  • metric, value are now metrics and values (arrays) to support multi-value template variables

v2.0.4 - 2020-07-14

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix multi-value template variables in insights queries

v2.0.3 - 2020-06-10

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix template variables with insights queries

v2.0.2 - 2020-06-02

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix release process

v2.0.1 - 2020-06-01

  • 🐛 Fix: Fix for query editor not releasing the cursor
  • Better handling in queries for null return values

v2.0.0 - 2020-05-18

New Features

  • Works with Grafana 7+
  • Supports alerting
  • Alias now supports $__nr_metric and $__nr_metric_value
  • NRQL supported in template variables

Breaking Changes

  • Authentication switched to using "admin key" and "personal key"

v1.4.0 - 2020-03-27

  • Update components to fix insight query bug

v1.3.0 - 2019-04-18

  • Upgrade of Slate component to make the plugin compatible with Grafana 6.4. Breaking change so is not backward compatible with previous versions of Grafana

v1.2.0 - 2019-04-18

  • Multi-value variables support
  • Query editor styles in Grafana 6
  • Panel refresh on search field blur
  • Queries with percentiles

v1.1.0 - 2019-03-27

  • Support queries with percentiles
  • Queries with FACET keyword and without TIMESERIES
  • Plugin tries to pull metric list from APM in Insights mode

v1.0.0 - 2018-09-25

  • Support for annotations for Insights API
  • Improved NRQL query editor with intellisense

v0.4.1 - 2018-08-02

  • Support queries without TIMESERIES

v0.4.0 - 2018-08-01

  • Support for New Relic Insights API
  • NRQL query editor with intellisense

v0.3.4 - 2018-03-29

  • Able to get application deployments as annotation

v0.3.3 - 2018-03-05

  • Replace variables in metric find query

v0.3.2 - 2017-11-13

  • Optional name filters for apps/servers/plugins in template variable editor
  • Filter apps/servers/plugins by name on the New Relic side (add filter param to API calls)
  • Template variable rendering in selection dropdown

v0.2.1 - 2017-05-22

  • Add data source (with default name New Relic) automatically when configure app
  • JSON.parse error when using variable with single value selected as metric

v0.2.0 - 2017-05-17

  • Initial release