Forum: Ruby on Rails inserting many records into a database

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Sandworth M. (Guest)
on 2008-12-08 14:16

I want to insert many records into a database. If I do them one-by-one,
it takes a long time. Does Rails have a method to optimize this --
creating a single SQL command for many records, maybe? The entries I
want to enter are all children to a single parent. Creating an array
children_array of the child objects is fast; it's when I do

children_array.each do |child|

that it takes a long time. (Here children is the name of the table that
has child objects.)

- Farmer
Craig D. (Guest)
on 2008-12-08 16:17
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You might be able to use ar-extensions [] [] from my friend and
colleague, Zach D..

Sandworth M. (Guest)
on 2008-12-10 03:12
Thanks a lot! That looks really useful.
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