Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.
Cookie-based tracking is dead
4 projects | dev.to | 16 Dec 2021
I did server-side tracking test in a rails app, where I implemented a tracking gem called ahoy and blazer for visualization. It is very easy to set up, but a bit hard to use. Blazer can do a very basic visualization of the data if you know your SQL queries.
Keeping the Stakes Low while Breaking Production
4 projects | dev.to | 29 Nov 2021
We then pasted that into Blazer and started looking at the SQL. As we moved around the massive SQL statement, we saw the culprit. A very narrow range for allowed article’s publication dates.
Rails application boilerplate for fast MVP development
63 projects | dev.to | 6 Aug 2021
ahoy, ahoy_email and blazer for business intelligence
The Ruby Unbundled Series: Track How Customers Use New Features
3 projects | dev.to | 24 Mar 2021
Ahoy is used to track visits to your site and specific user events that you define. Blazer allows you to easily query and view the metrics data. In fact, blazer can be used to query any data in your database, and it has some nice built-in visualization capabilities for metrics as well.
railstart-niceadmin release now!Backend management system based on Bootstrap 5 and NiceAdmin and Rails 7
29 projects | dev.to | 27 Jan 2022
How and why Relational Model works for databases
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 17 Jan 2022
Check why Django app is slow in production
3 projects | reddit.com/r/django | 9 Jan 2022
If you are using PostgreSQL you can enable logging of slow queries and connect to the server with pghero (https://github.com/ankane/pghero) and check top queries by the number of requests and total usage time. Also, you can just enable logging of queries in Django, and on each request, you will have a list of queries on development, sometimes it's just a missing select_related of prefetch_related to increase performance, or you need to create a complex index.
Tips for a Healthier Postgres Database
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 8 Jan 2022
If you are using rails, pghero is a great gem to get better visibility on your Postgres performance
PostgreSQL for Java Developer
1 project | reddit.com/r/javahelp | 1 Apr 2021
I know others can answer this better but we use a combination of PgHero and logging of slow queries trough jOOQ.
How to find and fix a missing database index on a RoR app
2 projects | reddit.com/r/ruby | 24 Feb 2021
https://github.com/ankane/pghero will tell you about any indexes that you should add (and it's free).
What are some alternatives?
Rails DB - Rails Database Viewer and SQL Query Runner
Database Cleaner - Strategies for cleaning databases in Ruby. Can be used to ensure a clean state for testing.
Scenic - Versioned database views for Rails
Lol DBA - lol_dba is a small package of rake tasks that scan your application models and displays a list of columns that probably should be indexed. Also, it can generate .sql migration scripts.
SecondBase - Seamless second database integration for Rails.
Redis Dashboard - Sinatra app to monitor Redis servers.
Upsert - Upsert on MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite3. Transparently creates functions (UDF) for MySQL and PostgreSQL; on SQLite3, uses INSERT OR IGNORE.
SchemaPlus - SchemaPlus provides a collection of enhancements and extensions to ActiveRecord
Ruby PG Extras - Ruby PostgreSQL database performance insights. Locks, index usage, buffer cache hit ratios, vacuum stats and more.