Kamal is a great utility for deploying your application to a server. It can handle many different kinds of use cases. However, there is some disconnect on how to use it within a CI/CD pipeline. In this episode, we'll look at deploying a Rails 7.1 application with SQLite to a virtual machine using Kamal within GitHub Actions.
Solid Cache is a database-backed Active Support cache store implementation. Using SQL databases backed by SSDs we can have caches that are much larger and cheaper than traditional memory only Redis or Memcached backed caches. In this episode, we'll explore adding Solid Cache into our application and some things to be aware of.