Forum: Ruby on Rails ActiveRecord find and count uses sql commands

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Eric G. (Guest)
on 2006-12-22 03:06
Im a little confused on this. Does ActiveRecord use the select * and
select count(*) for the find() and count() calls. I was told that
ActiveRecord doesn't use sql by some people. -Aryk
Aaron (Guest)
on 2006-12-22 10:08
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Yes ActiveRecord does use SQL.  Try running this from the command line:

tail -f log/development.log

Then browse around your app and watch the SQL fly.

Aaron

On Dec 21, 6:06 pm, Aryk G. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
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