Another year, another major Rails release. Rails 6.1 looks to be a solid one. Though, despite all the new features and fixes a new Rails version brings, there is always one looming problem for developers - the upgrade.
Sidekiq will happily chug along and process any and all jobs that are in the queue. But, what if you want it to take a break for a bit?
Sidekiq 6 requires redis 4 or later. Some distros don't ship with that version so an upgrade is required.
If you're running your Ruby apps on your own server, you obviously need Ruby installed. The problem is the version of Ruby provided by the OS is commonly not what you want.
I decided to move my projects from one hosted git service to a different one and needed to make the change near seamless for contributors and production