Caching and Rails


Here’s the slides from my AOR talk last night: Caching, Memcached and Rails (600KB).

I was a little unhappy with my wrapup – the one thing I wanted to teach people was when to use each different caching mechanism provided by Rails and I didn’t really revisit and summarize that content. So here’s a quick summary:

I hope this helps demystify the myriad of caching mechanisms Rails supports. If you want to learn even more, Gregg Pollack has an amazing set of videos on Scaling Rails which covers caching in great depth. Happy Caching!