A simple, redis-backed caching plugin for Rails.
What is it for?
It's mainly for caching read-only API calls for a set-period of time.
What does it do?
It caches controller actions based on type, and can expire the cache whenever you want.
But Rails already has caching built-in...
Yes, but it doesn't auto-expire the files it writes to disk. Also, because Cachemere is redis-backed, it uses mainly RAM to access cached files.
Add Cachemere to your Gemfile (and
bundle install if necessary)
In your controller, create a
after filter for Cachemere.
before_filter :cache_start after_filter :cache_end
Create the above filters and start caching!
def cache_start Cachemere::start_caching request, :json, self # Where ":json" is the response type end def cache_end Cachemere::end_caching response, 60 # Where '60' is how long you want to keep the cache for (in seconds) end
All done! Happy caching!
Head of R&D
Copyright (c) 2011, Kishyr Ramdial.
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