• Engine Yard
  • LivingSocial
  • VMware
  • Heroku
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Blue Box Group
  • JetBrains
  • New Relic
  • Percona
  • Pivotal Labs
  • Rails Dog
  • WyeWorks
  • Chargify

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at RailsConf, contact Yvonne Romaine at yromaine@oreilly.com.

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RailsConf 2011 Products and Services Sessions

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Location: Room 345
Derek Collison (VMware)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Cloud Foundry is the industry’s first open open platform as a service project initiated by VMware. It can support multiple frameworks, multiple cloud providers, and multiple application services all on a cloud scale platform. Cloud Foundry is available as a cloud service at CloudFoundry.com and as an open source project at CloudFoundry.org Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Sean Schofield (Rails Dog)
Average rating: ***..
(3.45, 11 ratings)
Come learn about the open source e-commerce framework that is taking the Rails world by storm! We will provide a basic overview of Spree, demonstrate some of the unique features and preview some of the exciting features planned for this year. Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Aaron Lee (Rackspace Hosting), Munjal Budhabhatti (ThoughtWorks, Inc.)
Tracking ipv6, with it's enormous address space, is a technically challenging engineering problem and is important to the Rails developer community. Why is ipv6 important for a rails developer? ipv6 offers better security, but how do you represent ipv6 in network devices, databases (relational and non-relational), frameworks (rails), UI, etc.? Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Brian Doll (GitHub)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
The whole team at New Relic has been busy building the next generation of our app management tool and we couldn't think of a better place to show it off than at RailsConf. Join us for a presentation and demonstration of some remarkable new capabilities that we think you'll love. We can't wait to see you there! Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Dmitry Jemerov (JetBrains)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Nobody likes when their code smells. To help avoid it, dozens of special tools and approaches have been designed. Efficient coding tools, refactorings, code metrics, code analysis, code testing and debugging are all crucial for creating quality, maintainable code. Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Rich Kilmer (LivingSocial)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
As a startup, it's critical to understand which technology you should build and which technology you should buy. As a product or service company it's also critical to understand since your customers may be weighing the same decision. It's not just about technology either. Building vs. buying can apply to the team itself. This talk will outline our lessons learned. Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Dr. Nic Williams (Stark & Wayne)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 10 ratings)
This Year, Dr. Nic hosts Engine Yard's sponsored sessions, which were given away to members of the Ruby on Rails community who did not otherwise get the chance to speak at RailsConf this year. The speakers were nominated by the community, so don't miss it--the people have spoken! Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Ben Scofield (Heroku)
The last year has been an exciting one for Heroku and for the tens of thousands of developers using the platform. In this session, we'll take a look at the dozens of add-ons, the substantial new developments at the platform level, and our ever-present emphasis on working with developers to create the best possible experience -- and we'll leave plenty of time for your burning questions. Read more.
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Location: Room 345
Dan Podsedly (Pivotal Labs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Pivotal Tracker is the world's most popular agile project management app, and it all started here at RailsConf three years ago. We'll take a look how Tracker grew from a simple tool that we needed as a consulting company to a major transformational force in modern software development, talk about some of the challenges along the way, and look at the road ahead, including upcoming new features. Read more.