Wondering how long it’ll be until we can take advantage of the new async stuff coming up in Ruby.
There is quite a lot of plumbing, not just in Rails, but also in Ruby libraries and the ecosystem, that will need to become Ractor-compatible. It’s exciting times.
…that being said, I’m curious what kind of workload you’re looking forward to Ractors fo? I’ve found Rails multi-threading to be stable and performant for my background processing needs which are primarily bottlenecked on Database and network IO.
I’m looking forward to Ractors because I have little confidence that most gems and my own code are truly thread safe.