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Gold
Fastly

Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Expectations for online interactions are changing: consumers demand a fast, reliable, and secure internet experience. Fastly helps our customers exceed those expectations by creating great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing our customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible, at the edge of the internet. This becomes more tangible with edge computing, which aims to move compute power and logic as close to the end-user as possible.

Shopify

Shopify is a platform built for independent business owners of all shapes and sizes to start, sell, market and manage their businesses online, in-store, and everywhere between. With a comprehensive set of industry-leading tools, Shopify has helped over 1,000,000 people in 175 countries take control of where they take their businesses. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify has worked with brands like Unilever, Daily Paper, Allbirds and countless others that started with nothing but an idea, a passion, or a purpose.

Silver
Kolide, Inc.

Kolide is a device security app for teams that build software. Unlike other products that just help with the basics, Kolide looks for security risks that are emblematic of day-to-day software development, like: unencrypted SSH keys, sensitive customer data on disk, insecure terminal settings, and even notifying you about apps that vacuum up your personal data. Kolide cares about your culture with a major focus on end-user privacy and autonomy. Kolide is already used by hundreds of high velocity teams. Try it free for 30 days for your entire fleet - https://kolide.com

Mode Analytics

Mode is the collaborative data platform that unites an analyst-centered workflow with modern business intelligence. Mode’s platform serves over a thousand organizations, from enterprises and early-stage startups, and drives smarter decisions through cross-department analysis. All reports in Mode can be extended and explored by business leaders, while data teams focus on important ad hoc, exploratory analysis—the result is business questions get answered with both speed and coverage.

InCloudCounsel

InCloudCounsel is a legal technology company that builds practical tools and solutions to help large companies automate and enhance their high-volume legal processes. We’re profitable (tens of millions in revenue profitable), growing rapidly, and looking to scale up our core engineering team with people who know Rails. We each see and feel our impact every day, whether it’s developing a new product feature or learning how we’re improving our customers’ lives. We enjoy ramen-making classes, coding in our socks, and healthy debates about the proper way to make coffee. Join our team and help us transform an entire industry.

Doximity

We're on a mission to improve U.S. Healthcare by helping doctors be more efficient and effective. We use our modern tools and products to aid the 1.3 million clinicians on our professional network to connect, share knowledge, obtain better jobs, and improve their workflow. Our technical stack is built with Ruby, Rails, Golang, and Javascript (Vue.js). Our very first Rails application, Doximity.com, shipped in 2010 and is still going strong, running Rails v.5.2.2 We run on AWS and leverage Aurora, GraphQL, Kafka, and Elasticsearch extensively. See more details at engineering.doximity.com.Doximity’s web applications are built primarily using Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, and Go. The core application is supported by a handful of Rails-powered microservices that allow teams owning the corresponding product areas to move quickly and autonomously. We leverage GraphQL, Kafka, and Elasticsearch extensively.

Launch Darkly

LaunchDarkly is the feature management platform developers and operations teams are using to eliminate risk from their software development cycles. As companies transition to a world built on software, there is an increasing requirement to move quickly, balanced with the desire to maintain control. Modern development teams use feature management as a best practice to separate code deployments from feature releases, so they can turn code on/off without having to redeploy. With LaunchDarkly, teams control their entire feature lifecycles from concept to launch to value.

Bold Penguin

Bold Penguin is the tech company from Columbus, Ohio that unites a fragmented market with the largest, most efficient commercial insurance Exchange. Built on the belief that the trusted advisor is key to success, our solution breaks through the confusion and complexity of a market with enormous potential. Bold Penguin doesn’t sell insurance; we give power back to the people who do, with software that helps match more agents, brokers, and carriers to the right small business owners. Bold Penguin makes the process of quoting and binding faster, simpler, and more profitable than ever—all from a single, fully-customizable, rules-based platform.

Bronze
JetBrains

JetBrains creates professional software development tools that help developers work smarter and faster. By automating common, repetitive tasks, we enable them to focus on code design and the big picture. JetBrains RubyMine is an IDE for Ruby and Rails developers. It offers powerful code insight features, such as code completion, code navigation, language-specific inspections with quick-fixes, refactorings, and in-editor quick documentation. RubyMine also provides a built-in test runner, a debugger, VCS support, and other essential tools that help you code in Ruby more efficiently.

Cedarcode

Cedarcode integrates smoothly with companies to collaborate full-time on their projects and help them boost their teams. We add value from day one by adapting to your process and making honest suggestions, while we pour all of our experience and best practices into the teams we work with. High-quality code, attention to detail, as well as a passion for performance and security, are some of our biggest highlights. We build relationships that turn into long-term partnerships which prove that getting external help can be amazing.

Split

Split is the leading feature delivery platform empowering teams to safely release new features through feature flagging, monitoring and experimentation.

Zillow

Zillow serves the full lifecycle of owning and living in a home: buying, selling, renting, financing, remodeling and more. It starts with Zillow's living database of more than 110 million U.S. homes - including homes for sale, homes for rent and homes not currently on the market, as well as Zestimate home values, Rent Zestimates and other home-related information. Zillow operates the most popular suite of mobile real estate apps, with more than two dozen apps across all major platforms.

Other
Hatchbox

Video Recording

Hatchbox is the devops provider that’s always reliable and can provide you up to 50% cost savings compared to other PaaS solutions. We’re a hosting platform that deploys Ruby and Rails applications to your own servers. We help you configure web servers, load balancers, firewalls, databases, SSL and more on any hosting provider. We’re a profitable, bootstrapped business that strives to be accessible to anyone deploying Ruby and Rails apps. Visit Hatchbox.io to start your free trial.

Honeybadger

Lounge

Honeybadger has your back when it counts. We're the *only* error tracker built by Rails devs, for Rails devs. Our mission: to tame production and make you a better, more productive developer.

Nanno, Inc

Childcare

Nanno, the first national on-demand sitter platform! We have hundreds of high-quality, fully vetted sitters, available to be booked on-demand. Book a great caregiver whenever and wherever you need one. Our comprehensive vetting process includes behavioral tests by professional law enforcement profilers, the most rigorous in the industry. It's free to join -- only pay when you successfully book care. The future of childcare is here!

Contributed Systems

Game Night

Contributed Systems provides world class, open-source-based infrastructure for Ruby on Rails applications. We build Sidekiq and Faktory, two background job frameworks used by 1000+ companies around the world. Learn more at contribsys.com.

ActBlue

Diversity

ActBlue builds and maintains a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and make giving online to thousands of groups as easy as possible.

Shopify

Lanyards

Shopify is a platform built for independent business owners of all shapes and sizes to start, sell, market and manage their businesses online, in-store, and everywhere between. With a comprehensive set of industry-leading tools, Shopify has helped over 1,000,000 people in 175 countries take control of where they take their businesses. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify has worked with brands like Unilever, Daily Paper, Allbirds and countless others that started with nothing but an idea, a passion, or a purpose.

Bold Penguin

Hotel Keycards

Bold Penguin is the tech company from Columbus, Ohio that unites a fragmented market with the largest, most efficient commercial insurance Exchange. Built on the belief that the trusted advisor is key to success, our solution breaks through the confusion and complexity of a market with enormous potential. Bold Penguin doesn’t sell insurance; we give power back to the people who do, with software that helps match more agents, brokers, and carriers to the right small business owners. Bold Penguin makes the process of quoting and binding faster, simpler, and more profitable than ever—all from a single, fully-customizable, rules-based platform.

AppSignal

Relaxation Station

AppSignal is the unofficial stroopwafel sponsor for RailsConf. This year, they’ll also sponsor the relaxation station, where you can get a free professional chair massage. Giving away free Dutch caramel waffles and massages at conferences isn't their core business, though! In daily life, AppSignal offers the most dev-friendly monitoring tool for Ruby. Error tracking, performance insights, smart alerting, dashboards, server metrics — you name it, they have it. Are you sick of alt-tabbing for the complete picture? Grab a stroopwafel, install AppSignal, and get all the insights and alerts you need in a single tool. See you at RailsConf!

PostgreSQL

Community Booth

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system with over 30 years of active development that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, feature robustness, and performance.