EngineYard.comEzra Zygmuntowicz has been using Rails since July 2004 when it was first released and ruby for bout 3.5 years. He is the author of Rails Deployment for the Pragmtic Programmers and Co-founder of Engineyard.com, a rails only fully managed hosting company. Ezra is also the author of many rails plugins such as Backgroundrb and ez-where. Ezra was a speaker at the first international railsconf in Chicago in 2006. He spends his time hacking ruby for fun and profit.