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Discussion on: Switching from Memcache to Redis and Some Tips on Caching

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Lee Warrick
  • What a cache does
  • when you should use caching
  • how to cache (front-end? Backend?)
  • tools (redis, etc)

How did you learn about caching?

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Molly Struve (she/her) Author

I learned about caching by reading about it then using it on the job

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Lee Warrick

Makes sense. It's one of those things that's tough for beginners I think because it doesn't make a ton of sense on small personal projects. Sort of like testing.

You seem to know a lot about it, so if you're able to channel your inner-beginner and reflect on things you wish you knew or were explained better way back when you first learned it and turn that into an article... I think that would make an excellent post!

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Molly Struve (she/her) Author

A little while ago I started a Level Up Your Ruby Skillz series and I just started a post that will make caching the next topic covered 😎