New Relic provides several ways to query data.
Query data in UI
There are two reasons to query your data from the New Relic UI:
- To answer a specific question
- To create a custom chart or dashboard
There are two ways to query your data in the New Relic UI:
- Use a structured interface. New Relic One offers a basic-mode chart builder that lets you use suggested fields to construct your query, without needing to know NRQL (the query language operating behind the scenes).
- Use NRQL. NRQL (the New Relic query language) gives you control over the same language we use to retrieve data and build charts. You can use NRQL in the following places:
Query data with APIs
For more on other New Relic APIs, see Introduction to New Relic APIs.