Ruby MySQL

Open-source Ruby projects categorized as MySQL

Top 16 Ruby MySQL Projects

  • Backup

    Easy full stack backup operations on UNIX-like systems.

    Project mention: Backup VS database - a user suggested alternative | | 2023-06-21
  • flipper

    🐬 Beautiful, performant feature flags for Ruby. (by flippercloud)

    Project mention: Feature flags in Rails: How to roll out and manage your features like a pro | | 2023-04-07

    That’s it! You now have a fully configured feature flagging system in your Rails app. Notice we didn’t cover some more advanced features that Flipper offers, including enabling features for a user group or individual users. For that, check out Flipper on Github. We also didn’t cover feature flagging frontend features in this post - if that becomes a requirement we could easily create an endpoint that uses the FeaturesRepo  and sends enabled features to the frontend to toggle. If you learned something new consider following me here - I’ll be putting out more content on Ruby on Rails and software development as I work on Preparing for a coding interview? Check out

  • Revelo Payroll

    Free Global Payroll designed for tech teams. Building a great tech team takes more than a paycheck. Zero payroll costs, get AI-driven insights to retain best talent, and delight them with amazing local benefits. 100% free and compliant.

  • Motor Admin

    Deploy a no-code admin panel for your application in less than a minute. Stop wasting time on custom internal tools and focus on the actual product. Motor Admin allows to launch a custom admin panel for any application.

    Project mention: Experience using Retool and Ruby on Rails | /r/rails | 2023-02-16

    Tangential: MotorAdmin is a pretty reasonable, mountable, Rails-based option.

  • SearchCop

    Search engine like fulltext query support for ActiveRecord

  • with_advisory_lock

    Advisory locking for ActiveRecord

  • evil-seed

    A Gem for creating partial anonymized dumps of your database using your app model relations.

    Project mention: Master login to customer's account bad practice? | /r/rails | 2023-02-10

    Since it can be challenging to replicate production DB issues exactly, I would recommend creating anonymized dumps of your data with something like

  • fast_page

    Blazing fast pagination for ActiveRecord with deferred joins ⚡️

  • Onboard AI

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  • rom-sql

    SQL support for rom-rb

  • fast_count

    Quickly get a count estimation for large tables (>99% of accuracy for PostgreSQL).

    Project mention: Announcing fast_count - a new gem to quickly get an accurate count estimation for large tables | /r/rails | 2023-04-26

    I released a new gem -

  • departure

    Percona's pt-online-schema-change runner for ActiveRecord migrations.

  • wt_activerecord_index_spy

    A gem to spy queries running with Active Record and report missing indexes

  • mysql-binuuid-rails

    Store UUIDs in binary MySQL database columns. Saves storage, and increases performance.

    Project mention: Using UUIDs | /r/rubyonrails | 2023-03-24

    you need this :

  • activerecord-tidb-adapter

    TiDB adapter for ActiveRecord, allows the use of TiDB as a backend for ActiveRecord and Rails apps.

  • Feedka

    Get authentic, kindful, and constructive feedback from your friends, family, and co-workers.

  • ghost_adapter

    Run ActiveRecord migrations through gh-ost

  • rails-chat

    Chat app built using Ruby on Rails that does the crud operations in background tasks using Redis and Sidekiq and supports a full-text search using elastic search.

    Project mention: Creating a chatbot powered by gpt | /r/rails | 2023-03-17

    Here's a tutorial. Here's another. Here's an example project.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-06-21.

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What are some of the best open-source MySQL projects in Ruby? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Backup 4,793
2 flipper 3,375
3 Motor Admin 1,698
4 SearchCop 779
5 with_advisory_lock 560
6 evil-seed 299
7 fast_page 275
8 rom-sql 216
9 fast_count 186
10 departure 131
11 wt_activerecord_index_spy 76
12 mysql-binuuid-rails 52
13 activerecord-tidb-adapter 23
14 Feedka 18
15 ghost_adapter 17
16 rails-chat 2
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