squeal-postgresql VS esqueleto

Compare squeal-postgresql vs esqueleto and see what are their differences.

squeal-postgresql

Squeal, a deep embedding of SQL in Haskell (by morphismtech)

esqueleto

Bare bones, type-safe EDSL for SQL queries on persistent backends. (by prowdsponsor)
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squeal-postgresql esqueleto
3 3
330 176
-0.3% 0.0%
6.8 0.0
3 months ago about 6 years ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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squeal-postgresql

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

esqueleto

Posts with mentions or reviews of esqueleto. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-29.
  • What databases do you find the most productive to connect to Haskell?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 29 Dec 2022
    Postgresql-simple is a great library, it makes a nice use of overloaded strings to do the job. Some other nice libraries to keep an eye on are opaleye (postgres specific, which is equally nice but could be a bit difficult to get why the types are so big) and a combination of persistent (not DB specific! can work on postgres, sqlite, but also noSQL DBs like mongo, it's still easy to learn but you lose some things, such as joins due to the power of being agnostic) + esqueleto for type safe joins (be sure to look up the experimental package, it's a more comfortable syntax that will soon become the default one).
  • Go performance from version 1.2 to 1.18
    14 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 3 Feb 2022
    In Haskell: https://hackage.haskell.org/package/esqueleto

    Either it analyzes the given SQL to determine the in/out types of each SQL query, or it calls the database describe feature at compile-time.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing squeal-postgresql and esqueleto you can also consider the following projects:

opaleye

selda - A type-safe, high-level SQL library for Haskell

beam - A type-safe, non-TH Haskell SQL library and ORM

persistent-mysql-haskell - Persistence interface for Haskell allowing multiple storage methods.

sqlite-simple - Mid-level bindings for sqlite

yxdb-utils - Utilities for parsing Alteryx Database format

acid-state - Add ACID guarantees to any serializable Haskell data structure

groundhog - This library maps datatypes to a relational model, in a way similar to what ORM libraries do in OOP. See the tutorial https://www.schoolofhaskell.com/user/lykahb/groundhog for introduction

hocilib - A lightweight Haskell binding to the OCILIB C API

hasql - The fastest PostgreSQL libpq-based driver for Haskell

mysql-simple - A mid-level client library for the MySQL database, intended to be fast and easy to use.