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Community sponsors



Booking.com is looking for Perl developers!

Come join our international team of developers in the center of amazing Amsterdam. We use Perl, Apache, mod_perl, MySQL, Memcache, Mason, JavaScript, Git, Linux & more... Our software development basis is SCRUM = Agile! We offer a competitive salary and a relocation package, insuring a smooth transition to working and living in the Netherlands.

Come find your next job at www.booking.com/jobs!

Infinity Interactive


Infinity Interactive is a New York based, multi-discipline consultancy that serves global organizations with local attention. We build simple websites, infrastructure for multi-national corporations and everything in between. Our strengths are our relationships with our partner companies and our focus on quality.

We are committed to open source software and are very active in the Perl community. Therefore we are proud to sponsor the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop.

Grant Street Group


Grant Street Group is a growing technology company located in downtown Pittsburgh that serves the finance industry with over 1.5 million lines of Perl code.

GSG employs a diverse group of talented, motivated professionals who are committed to flawless work and customer service. Our specialty is innovating custom software solutions for auctions of fixed income securities, tax collection and billing systems, and e-payments.

We need skilled software engineers to add to our friendly, talented team of developers. You should work at Grant Street Group - telecommuting positions are available.

Liquidity Services


Headquartered in Washington, DC, Liquidity Services is a leading online auction marketplace for wholesale, surplus and salvage assets. Our marketplaces provide professional buyers access to a global supply of wholesale, surplus and salvage assets organized into over 500 categories and presented with product information necessary to make more informed bids, including digital images, detailed descriptions and extensive technical information.

Internally we rely heavily on open-source technologies -- Linux, Apache, MySQL, and lots and lots of Perl. We enjoy and make use of the Perl community and local workshops, and are therefore pleased to sponsor PPW.

pair Networks


pair Networks is a global Web hosting and domain name registration company that has been providing reliable technical services for over 15 years. People in over 150 countries around the world choose pair Networks because of their world class network; their responsive, knowledgeable support specialists; and their secure and reliable servers.

Ohio-Pennsylvania Software


Ohio-Pennsylvania Software is a web application development firm dedicated to providing secure, reliable Internet applications and an exceptional level of customer service. We employ friendly, talented staff whose number one priority is the satisfaction of the customer. Our primary services include:

  • Rental property management software
  • Event registration software
  • Custom software development
  • Web design and hosting

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we provide quality software to clients in a variety of industries, from legal services to real estate, tourism, information services, publishing, photography, and nonprofit organizations.

Dyn, Inc.


About Dyn (formerly Dynamic Network Services Inc.)

Founded in 1998 as DynDNS.org, Dyn is the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) leader, powering DNS and email delivery for enterprise, small business and personal users. The company’s DNS offerings range from simple DNS management to a robust enterprise class DNS solution built on a 17-location, globally diverse IP Anycast network with advanced Load Balancing, Geographic Traffic Management and CDN control features. The company’s email products provide inbound and outbound delivery solutions, highlighted by a comprehensive enterprise-class MTA service focused on maximum email deliverability and inbox monitoring. Dyn is committed to customer relationships and engineering excellence. Uptime is the Bottom Line. dyn.com - @DynInc.



Linode makes it easy to deploy and manage Linux virtual servers in the cloud <http://www.linode.com/>. Started in 2003, Linode has grown to over 45,000 customers, with cloud deployments in five facilities in the US and Europe. Linode's features and services include native IPv6, a managed load balancer service called NodeBalancer, an API for auto-scaling and provisioning, and the elegant and easy to use Linode Manager Web portal.

Inc. Magazine recently ranked Linode number 298 on its 30th annual Inc. 500 List, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Linode, with a three-year growth rate of 1,097 percent, ranks 24th in the IT Services industry, first in cloud services, and 11th in New Jersey.



Topsy Labs, Inc. enables businesses around the world to apply social intelligence to realtime decision-making. Our fast-indexing technology ingests massive amounts of authored content from the world's largest social networks and our live-ranking software applies influence algorithms to social data, identifying the most important content seconds after it has been posted to the social web. We produce a variety of metrics calculated from census-based social data sets, enabling businesses to interpret social signal in ways that are meaningful to each business segment's needs, with high degrees of precision and in realtime.

Other supporters



ioBridge is a developer of hardware and a cloud platform for connecting devices, web services, and people to create meaningful applications. Behind the scenes are system components using modern Perl for real-time Comet connections between web applications and back-end services. ioBridge is also the founder of and contributor to the Open Source Internet of Things project, ThingSpeak, which is a Ruby on Rails 3 app available on GitHub.

Our partners

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science


Since its inception as a department in 1965, and its evolution into a School in 1988, Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon has followed a path devoted to excellence in both research and education. At the heart of our efforts is a edication to producing highly-qualified research scientists. Our great strength has been our ability to push experimental computer science ideas from theory to practical demonstration. We have enjoyed productive working relationships with industry, enriching our environment with practical applications and technology transfer.

In the past 15 years, SCS researchers have pioneered developments in the areas of distributed systems, networking, software technology, robotics, and parallel processing. We are at the forefront of the computer science field, furthering the accomplishments of our founders.

The Perl Foundation


Perl is a stable, cross-platform, open source programming language used for mission critical projects in the public and private sectors. The Perl Foundation is a non-profit corporation established to advance the use and development of the Perl programming language.


Use the box below to make your own donation to the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop. Please note that this will ask you for a username and password. This is your Perl Foundation donation information, not your conference login. If you have not yet set up login information for Perl Foundation donations, you may do so using this page.

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