New Relic Delivers Free Rails Performance Tool
New Relic delivers RPM Lite, a free version of its Ruby on Rails performance management tool. The free tool enables developers to tune performance of Rails applications even from their iPhones.New Relic, maker of application performance management software for Ruby on Rails environments, has announced a new free version of its performance monitoring solution, as well as new features to its enterprise version. New Relic announced Rails Performance Management Lite, a free, supported performance monitoring product that helps developers and application managers optimize production Rails applications. Developers who use RPM Lite can troubleshoot problems fast by seeing how their applications perform, in production and in real time. The free performance monitoring service is now available to anyone for unlimited use on as many applications or hosts as they need, company officials said.
RPM Lite monitors controller actions; ActiveRecord and database utilization; CPU and physical memory utilization; and slowest pages with drill-downs into page response time and slowest components. In addition, RPM Lite features a real-time dashboard displaying the performance and availability of all a user's Rails applications at a glance; weekly e-mail reports; Apple iPhone access for monitoring on the go; and no limit to the number of hosts or applications a user can monitor, or to the number of users in an account.