Nick Sieger

Nick Sieger
Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Website | @nicksieger

Nick Sieger is a staff engineer at Sun Microsystems where he has been working on a team building a large JRuby on Rails application. He is a member of the JRuby core team, and is viewed as an expert in Rails deployment in a Java environment. He has been programming Ruby for three years, and Java for seven. He created and co-maintains the JDBC adapter for ActiveRecord that JRuby on Rails uses for database connectivity. He maintains a blog on Ruby and JRuby-related topics at


13:30–17:00 Tuesday, 2-09-2008
Location: Saal Maritim A Level: Intermediate
Nick Sieger (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 9 ratings)
We'll take a hands-on look at deploying Rails with JRuby. Database connectivity, connection pooling, packaging, session handling, logging, profiling, tuning, debugging, and more. No JRuby experience necessary. Come and try deploying your application with JRuby, and taste the difference! Read more.
16:45–16:55 Wednesday, 3-09-2008
Location: Saal Maritim ABC Level: Novice
Nick Sieger (Sun Microsystems, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.80, 20 ratings)
You think Sun is the Java company. Enterprise Edition. Steak and strippers. But Java’s only part of the story, and the story is changing every day. In ten minutes, you’ll get a whirlwind tour of a different Sun, one that gives hardware breaks to startups, open sources cornerstone software like Solaris, OpenJDK, ZFS and DTrace, and actively funds Ruby projects on and off the JVM. Read more.
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