Hi Rob,

Yes, MemCache looks like what I am after. Right now I'm doing
development on Windows XP and MemCache looks like it only runs on *nix.
When I have the environment to run it on I will certainly check this
out.

Thanks,
Paul


Rob Sanheim wrote:
> On 8/19/06, Paul <prcorcoran / comcast.net> wrote:
> > Hi James,
> >
> > I do appreciate your comments and I was not aware of the caching
> > capabilities built into rails. I will take a look into the link you
> > provided to see how I can utilize this built in support.
> >
> > Thanks again,
> > Paul
>
> This is getting more into rails-talk, but just fyi - the built in
> caching support doesn't really help with things like look up tables.
> All the rails caching is based on the view level - actions, pages, and
> fragmets.  If you want to cache models, which is ideal for things like
> look up tables, you could look into something like cached_model, which
> uses memcached for its cache.  Assuming its really a concern, you've
> profiled, etc...
>
> more info here:
> http://nubyonrails.com/articles/2006/08/17/memcached-basics-for-rails
>
> - Rob
>
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