sqlx VS Squirrel

Compare sqlx vs Squirrel and see what are their differences.


general purpose extensions to golang's database/sql (by jmoiron)


Fluent SQL generation for golang (by Masterminds)
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sqlx Squirrel
26 12
11,331 4,461
- 2.8%
4.8 2.7
about 2 months ago 25 days ago
Go Go
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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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 2022-01-24.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Squirrel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-02.

What are some alternatives?

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

pgx - PostgreSQL driver and toolkit for Go

sqlc - Generate type-safe code from SQL

goqu - SQL builder and query library for golang

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.

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

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

ent - An entity framework for Go

InfluxDB - Scalable datastore for metrics, events, and real-time analytics

SqlKata Query Builder - SQL query builder, written in c#, helps you build complex queries easily, supports SqlServer, MySql, PostgreSql, Oracle, Sqlite and Firebird

go-pg - Golang ORM with focus on PostgreSQL features and performance

migrate - Database migrations. CLI and Golang library.