Squirrel VS sqlx

Compare Squirrel vs sqlx and see what are their differences.


Fluent SQL generation for golang (by Masterminds)


general purpose extensions to golang's database/sql (by jmoiron)
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Squirrel sqlx
9 18
4,336 11,099
2.6% -
3.0 5.8
14 days ago about 1 month 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 2021-09-30.


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 Squirrel and sqlx you can also consider the following projects:

pgx - PostgreSQL driver and toolkit for Go

goqu - SQL builder and query library for golang

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

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

ent - An entity framework for Go

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

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

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

fastlz - Wrap over FastLz for GoLang

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

pq - Pure Go Postgres driver for database/sql