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Engine Yard Announces Open Source Software Community Grant Program

Company Champions Open Source Developers With Funding

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – December 1, 2010) – Engine Yard, the leading cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service for Ruby on Rails, today announced the Engine Yard Open Source Software (OSS) Community Grant program. This program aims to help critical projects and OSS contributors gain traction while growing their user base and contributor base, and ensuring these projects have a long-term success with the broader community.

“Engine Yard believes passionately in the value of open source software and this program is an example of our commitment to the community,” said Dr Nic Williams, vice president of technology. “We want to ensure critical open source projects have long-term, healthy lives and OSS contributors can successfully grow their user and contributor bases.”

The Engine Yard OSS Community Grant program will help developers evangelize their projects to the community by funding attendance and speaking engagements at conferences, marketing and documentation assistance, and more.

Mitchell Hashimoto and Yehuda Katz are the first two recipients of the program.

Mitchell Hashimoto is the creator of Vagrant which is a tool for building and distributing virtualized development environments. Vagrant uses Oracle’s VirtualBox to build configurable, lightweight, and portable virtual machines dynamically.

“Vagrant automates the creation and provisioning of virtual machines using Oracle’s VirtualBox,” said Mitchell Hashimoto, Vagrant creator. “By providing easy-to-configure, lightweight, reproducible, and portable virtual machines targeted at development environments, Vagrant helps developers maximize productivity and flexibility.”

For a full description of Vagrant and how to get started, developers are invited to download the quick-start guide at: http://vagrantup.com/

To learn more and apply for the Open Source Software Community Grant Program, please visit: http://www.engineyard.com/blog/2010/mitchell-hashimoto-joins-engine-yard-oss-community-grant-program/

About Engine Yard

Engine Yard is the leading provider of automation technologies and services for Ruby on Rails, including AppCloud and xCloud, Engine Yard’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for web developers and web teams. Engine Yard products provide easy-to-use, automated Rails application deployment and management, with a design philosophy that allows easy migration of existing applications. Engine Yard helps development teams realize productivity gains and cost savings by eliminating the operational overhead caused by application deployment issues and managing complex infrastructures. A significant contributor to the advancement of Open Source projects, Engine Yard employs top industry experts and sponsors or directly contributes to many projects such as Ruby on Rails, JRuby and Rubinius. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Amazon.com.

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