pgx VS pq

Compare pgx vs pq and see what are their differences.

pgx

PostgreSQL driver and toolkit for Go (by jackc)

pq

Pure Go Postgres driver for database/sql (by lib)
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pgx pq
56 27
6,581 7,839
- 1.5%
6.5 4.0
6 days ago 5 days ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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pgx

Posts with mentions or reviews of pgx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-18.

pq

Posts with mentions or reviews of pq. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-31.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pgx and pq you can also consider the following projects:

sqlx - general purpose extensions to golang's database/sql

GORM - The fantastic ORM library for Golang, aims to be developer friendly

gomock - GoMock is a mocking framework for the Go programming language.

sqlc - Generate type-safe code from SQL

go-sql-driver/mysql - Go MySQL Driver is a MySQL driver for Go's (golang) database/sql package

migrate - Database migrations. CLI and Golang library.

goqu - SQL builder and query library for golang

Gin - Gin is a HTTP web framework written in Go (Golang). It features a Martini-like API with much better performance -- up to 40 times faster. If you need smashing performance, get yourself some Gin.

go-sqlite3 - sqlite3 driver for go using database/sql

retry-go - Simple golang library for retry mechanism