Squirrel VS pgx

Compare Squirrel vs pgx and see what are their differences.


Fluent SQL generation for golang (by Masterminds)


PostgreSQL driver and toolkit for Go (by jackc)
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Squirrel pgx
11 25
4,368 4,781
1.4% -
3.0 8.0
3 days ago 3 days ago
Go Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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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 2021-12-01.


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.

What are some alternatives?

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

pq - Pure Go Postgres driver for database/sql

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

goqu - SQL builder and query library for golang

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.

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

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.