pgx VS sqlx

Compare pgx vs sqlx and see what are their differences.

pgx

PostgreSQL driver and toolkit for Go (by jackc)

sqlx

general purpose extensions to golang's database/sql (by jmoiron)
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pgx sqlx
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4,752 11,099
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8.0 5.8
6 days ago about 1 month 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 2021-11-27.

sqlx

Posts with mentions or reviews of sqlx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-10.

What are some alternatives?

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

pq - Pure Go Postgres driver for database/sql

sqlc - Generate type safe Go from SQL

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

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

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

Squirrel - Fluent SQL generation for golang

ent - An entity framework for Go

SQLBoiler - Generate a Go ORM tailored to your database schema.

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.

fastlz - Wrap over FastLz for GoLang