Collect data

Through our opensource agents or APIs, New Relic makes it easy to collect data from any source. The guides in this section provide strategies for collecting and querying data for use in your existing New Relic implementation, or in apps you build. The opportunities are endless.

Guides to collect data


Add custom attributes

Use custom attributes for deeper analysis

5 min

Create custom events

Define, visualize, and get alerts on the data you want using custom events

25 min

Build queries with NerdGraph

Try NerdGraph and build the queries you need

15 min

Collect data - any source

APIs, agents, OS emitters - get any data

10 min

Query data with NRQL

Query default event data, custom events, and attributes