Ruby ORM

Open-source Ruby projects categorized as ORM

Top 9 Ruby ORM Projects

  • Mongoid

    The Official Ruby Object Mapper for MongoDB

  • Shrine

    File Attachment toolkit for Ruby applications

    Project mention: [Poll] How do you handle file attachments in your Rails app in 2023? | /r/rails | 2023-07-05

    Shrine is great, has more features and a simpler API (imo) than ActiveStorage

  • PopRuby

    PopRuby: Clothing and Accessories for Ruby Developers. Fashion meets Ruby! Shop our fun Ruby-inspired apparel and accessories designed to celebrate the joy and diversity of the Ruby community.

  • Her

    Her is an ORM (Object Relational Mapper) that maps REST resources to Ruby objects. It is designed to build applications that are powered by a RESTful API instead of a database.

  • marginalia

    Attach comments to ActiveRecord's SQL queries

  • Neo4j.rb

    An active model wrapper for the Neo4j Graph Database for Ruby.

  • ronin

    Ronin is a Free and Open Source Ruby Toolkit for Security Research and Development. Ronin also allows for the rapid development and distribution of code, exploits, payloads, etc, via 3rd party git repositories. (by ronin-rb)

    Project mention: How to add a man page to your Ruby project, using kramdown-man and markdown | /r/ruby | 2023-12-06


  • dynamoid

    Ruby ORM for Amazon's DynamoDB.

    Project mention: Building a Christmas-Themed Chatbot: My ServerlessGuru Hackathon Journey | | 2023-12-17

    To interact with the Dynamodb table I used a gem called dynamoid. I created a Connection model in order to use it like Connection.create(connection_id) and Connection.find(connectionId).delete.

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • BabySqueel

    :pig: An expressive query DSL for Active Record

  • NoBrainer

    Ruby ORM for RethinkDB

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 2023-12-17.

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

Project Stars
1 Mongoid 3,921
2 Shrine 3,130
3 Her 2,040
4 marginalia 1,703
5 Neo4j.rb 1,387
6 ronin 601
7 dynamoid 566
8 BabySqueel 497
9 NoBrainer 388
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