@@ -13,6 +13,10 @@ LightMongo is best installed via `gem install light_mongo` and required as norma
It is dependent on the gem `mongo`, which is the MongoDB Ruby driver.
For performance reasons I would recommend also installing `mongo_ext`, the C extensions for the driver.
+Please see elliotcm/light_mongo-rails for an ActionPack-compatible bridge.
Developers occasionally encounter a domain which defies simple modelling in an ActiveRecord relational style, and look to some of the nosql databases for a solution. They find Mongo, a document database, and feel it might provide the flexibility they need. After a bit of research they pick out a persistence library which seems popular and well maintained. It even emulates most of ActiveRecord's behaviour, style and relational philosophy. Great!