Capistrano 3 Rails Template

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Capistrano 3 Rails Template

Template for deploying Rails applications with Capistrano 3


Capistrano 3 Rails Config is a sample configuration for deploying Ruby on Rails applications with Capistrano 3.1. It includes Zero Downtime Deployment with Unicorn and Sidekiq background Workers. This configuration makes the deployment process smoother and more efficient for Rails developers.


  • Zero Downtime Deployment: Capistrano 3 Rails Config allows for deploying Rails applications with zero downtime, ensuring a seamless user experience during the deployment process.
  • Unicorn Integration: This configuration includes integration with the Unicorn web server, which provides high-performance and reliable serving of Rails applications.
  • Sidekiq Background Workers: Capistrano 3 Rails Config also includes integration with Sidekiq, a background processing framework for Rails. This allows for efficient processing of background tasks to enhance the application's performance.


To install Capistrano 3 Rails Config, follow these steps:

  1. Add the following line to your Gemfile:
gem 'capistrano', '~> 3.1'
  1. Run the following command to install the gem:
$ bundle install
  1. Configure Capistrano by creating a deployment configuration file. You can use the provided sample configuration file as a starting point.


Capistrano 3 Rails Config provides a sample configuration for deploying Ruby on Rails applications using Capistrano 3.1. With features like zero downtime deployment, integration with Unicorn web server, and Sidekiq background worker support, this configuration simplifies and enhances the deployment process for Rails developers.