New Relic Launches RailsLab, The Online Knowledgebase About Rails Application Performance

Leading Rails software provider hosts single source for performance improvement knowledge delivered by industry experts

San Francisco - February 10, 2009

New Relic, Inc., the leading provider of Ruby on Rails application performance management solutions, today announced that it has launched RailsLab, an online resource for developers and operations teams who want to increase their levels of expertise about Rails application performance.

RailsLab can be found at

"RailsLab is an exciting new destination for application teams in the Rails community," said Lewis Cirne, founder and CEO of New Relic. "We feel that New Relic can play an important role to help grow and support Rails adoption by providing this forum for the best minds in the community to share what they know."

RailsLab will feature focused, short training modules delivered with a variety of media including video interviews, screencasts, coding examples, case studies, and "Masters Interviews" which will feature tips from the leading experts in Rails.

The site will open with a series of screencasts, called "Scaling Rails," which has been created by Gregg Pollack, an acclaimed expert on Rails development and the co-creator of the popular website. The Scaling Rails series will contain ten screencasts each providing a specific technique for improving application performance and scalablity. The series will also include three Masters Interviews.

About New Relic

As a leader in observability, New Relic empowers engineers with a data-driven approach to planning, building, deploying, and running great software. New Relic delivers the only unified data platform that empowers engineers to get all telemetry—metrics, events, logs, and traces—paired with powerful full stack analysis tools to help engineers do their best work with data, not opinions. Delivered through the industry’s first usage-based consumption pricing that’s intuitive and predictable, New Relic gives engineers more value for the money by helping improve planning cycle times, change failure rates, release frequency, and mean time to resolution. This helps the world’s leading brands including adidas Runtastic, American Red Cross, Australia Post, Banco Inter, Chegg, GoTo Group, Ryanair, Sainsbury’s, Signify Health, TopGolf, and World Fuel Services (WFS) improve uptime, reliability, and operational efficiency to deliver exceptional customer experiences that fuel innovation and growth.

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