Maintains period fields on any counter column in your database
sudo gem install periodic_template
You should already have a counter column defined that is being incremented by something (let's call the column X).
Define period columns using this format:
The period name should follow the format of ActiveSupport's time extensions.
Also add an
X_data varchar column with a length of 2048.
Create a file,
my_table_name: - my_counter
The plugin assumes that the
config directory also houses your
Create cron entry
Add the following command to your crontab at a period of your choosing:
cd /path/to/your/app && RAILS_ENV=production periodic_counter