activerecord-slotted_counters VS pg_party

Compare activerecord-slotted_counters vs pg_party and see what are their differences.


Active Record extension providing slotted counters support (by evilmartians)


ActiveRecord PostgreSQL Partitioning (by rkrage)
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activerecord-slotted_counters pg_party
1 1
68 406
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10.0 1.0
2 months ago 3 months ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of activerecord-slotted_counters. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-29.
  • counter_culture VS activerecord-slotted_counters - a user suggested alternative
    2 projects | 29 Nov 2022
    Introducing Active Record slotted counters gem—not-so-blocking counter caches for your models! This gem adds slotted counters support to Active Record counter cache. Slotted counters help to reduce contention on a single row update in case you have many concurrent operations (like updating a page views counter during traffic spikes). Details: [here](


Posts with mentions or reviews of pg_party. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-07.
  • Rails: Postgres Native Partitioning
    2 projects | | 7 Jan 2022
    Great post! There is also the pg_party gem that has some nice Rails-based utilities for dealing with partitions. It might help clean up some of the raw SQL in your PartitionByDay class.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing activerecord-slotted_counters and pg_party you can also consider the following projects:

pg-online-schema-change - Easy CLI tool for making zero downtime schema changes and backfills in PostgreSQL [Moved to:]

Ruby on Rails - Ruby on Rails

Mobility - Pluggable Ruby translation framework

Scenic - Versioned database views for Rails