Birds of a Feather Networking Sessions

Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics (best practices, open data, standards). BoFs are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic.

Add to your personal schedule
20:30 Tuesday, 2-09-2008
Location: Salon 1
Moderated by: Simone Brunozzi
Deploy a Ruby on Rails app in a few minutes on EC2, an Amazon web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
20:30 Tuesday, 2-09-2008
Location: Salon 2
Moderated by: Stefan Henzen
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
For my master thesis in Software Engineering I am researching challenges in using Rails for implementing Service-Oriented Systems. In my case studies I have found that Rails lacks well-integrated functionality for some common tasks. I have designed two simple plugins that could provide a framework for integrating most of this functionality, and I am looking for feedback. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
20:30 Tuesday, 2-09-2008
Location: Salon 3
Moderated by: Phillip Oertel, Johannes Mainusch
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
- Performance, - fast https delivery, - traps to avoid, - why pro-tools like gomez are good... - ...and where they are limited, - Operations Excellence - fast delivery beyond the datacenter Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
19:30 Wednesday, 3-09-2008
Location: Salon 3
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
At RailsConf in Portland, Avi Bryant and Bob Walker gave a presentation on MagLev -- a forthcoming fast Ruby implementation with an integrated shared memory cache and transparent object persistence. That talk generated lots of buzz, but lots of skepticism, too. If you are a developer who might want to use MagLev, or simply want to know what all the fuss was about, come see for yourself. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
19:30 Wednesday, 3-09-2008
Location: Salon 2
Moderated by: Norman Timmler, Johannes Mainusch
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Rails development at XING, what we do, how we strive to become and stay agile, report on our first SCRUM experience, good practices, how we work with rules and change of rules.. Read more.
News and Coverage
co-presented by Ruby Central, Inc. O'Reilly
  • Engine Yard
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Brightbox
  • ELC Technologies
  • T3N

Sponsor Opportunities

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

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at maureen@oreilly.com.

Contact Us

View a complete list of RailsConf Europe Contacts