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
25 15
4,781 6,915
- 1.0%
8.0 6.2
6 days ago 8 days ago
Go Go
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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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 2021-11-27.

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 2021-11-27.

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

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

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

migrate - Database migrations. CLI and Golang library.

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.

goqu - SQL builder and query library for golang

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

goriak - goriak - Go language driver for Riak KV

zerolog - Zero Allocation JSON Logger