goc VS embedded-postgres

Compare goc vs embedded-postgres and see what are their differences.

goc

A Comprehensive Coverage Testing System for The Go Programming Language (by qiniu)

embedded-postgres

Run a real Postgres database locally on Linux, OSX or Windows as part of another Go application or test (by fergusstrange)
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goc

Posts with mentions or reviews of goc. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-08.

embedded-postgres

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  • If you could go back in time | What would you do different regarding go
    6 projects | /r/golang | 12 Feb 2023
    So what can you do insted? For testing databases, setup a docker instance for tests (e.g. like in https://github.com/ardanlabs/service), or start an embedded-postgres daemon (see https://github.com/fergusstrange/embedded-postgres). For communication with external APIs, just pass the http.Client (either in context.Context or as a field on the struct). Then in tests, you can override the http.Client.Transport func.
  • Embedded database options
    10 projects | /r/golang | 18 May 2022
    This is down to nuance, but all databases are "file based" as they all write to files. But most of them require a separate process with lock coordination to get away from writer lock delays and ensure ACID, which includes Postgresql. Calling any version of pgl "embedded" is confusing because I see that being used to describe pgl databases which are run in a localhost mode with a single reader/writer client. Regardless, those still require a postgres process and access it over IP. For simplicity, if one uses a database by touching its files directly from the process accessing the database, then it's "embedded"; but then again I guess that semantic ship has sailed: https://github.com/fergusstrange/embedded-postgres so the point may be moot.
  • Ask HN: Tips on hosting your own Postgres instance
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Feb 2022
    depending on the language you have chosen for your side project you might also be able to run postgresql in embedded mode here is the one for golang https://github.com/fergusstrange/embedded-postgres . There is similar solution for java as well.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing goc and embedded-postgres you can also consider the following projects:

GoAws - AWS (SQS/SNS) Clone for Development testing

go-mutesting - Mutation testing for Go source code

frisby - API testing framework inspired by frisby-js

Testify - A toolkit with common assertions and mocks that plays nicely with the standard library

covergates - The portal gates to coverage reports

schema - Quick and easy expression matching for JSON schemas used in requests and responses

dsunit - Datastore Testibility

go-vcr - Record and replay your HTTP interactions for fast, deterministic and accurate tests

baloo - Expressive end-to-end HTTP API testing made easy in Go

ginkgo - A Modern Testing Framework for Go

Fake - Fake data generator for Go (Golang)

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