On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, zdennis wrote:

> Hugh Sasse wrote:
> > At the moment my script to populate the tables is taking about an
> > hour.  Anyway it's mostly ruby I think, because it spends most of
> > the time setting up the arrays before it populates the db with them.
> > 
> 
> I had similar problems with ActiveRecord and large datasets. Its slow. I wrote
> a active record extension (haven't released yet, I am trying to figure out
> how-to best release....as plugin, or as patch to rubyonrails dev team). It
> makes large dataset entry 10 times faster. If you like I can email you
> privately the code and see if it helps you.

How big is it?  I wondering how much there is to learn since I'm
still getting to grips with all this Rails stuff :-).  I am
interested though.  Thank you.
> 
> Zach
> 
        Hugh