active_record_doctor 1.6.0 - identify database issues before they hit production


I’m pleased to announce the release of active_record_doctor 1.6.0. It can help you to:

  • New feature: Detect missing presence validations

  • New feature: Detect missing non-NULL constraints

  • Detect soft-deletable models with inappropriate indexes

  • Detect models referencing undefined tables

  • Index foreign keys for better read performance

  • Detect missing foreign key constraints to improve database consistency

  • Detect extraneous indexes to save space and improve write performance

Installation and usage instruction are available on the project home page:

If you’d like to submit a feature request or a bug report then feel free to shoot me an email or open an issue on GitHub.


Greg Navis