Slick logo


Database query and access library for Scala
+ 1

What is Slick?

It is a modern database query and access library for Scala. It allows you to work with stored data almost as if you were using Scala collections while at the same time giving you full control over when a database access happens and which data is transferred.
Slick is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
Slick is an open source tool with 2.6K GitHub stars and 608 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Slick's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Slick?

7831 companies reportedly use Slick in their tech stacks, including ROBLOX, MasterCard, and

1367 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Slick.

Slick Integrations

MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, and Scala are some of the popular tools that integrate with Slick. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with Slick.

Slick's Features

  • Seamless data access for your Scala application
  • Write Scala code to query your database
  • All database entities and queries are statically checked at compile-time
  • Compose query operations just as if you were using Scala's collections

Slick Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Slick?
It is messaging for teams that focus. Designed from the ground up to make you more productive. Everything in Quill is a thread. Focus on a topic, make decisions, and stay in flow. Choose the conversations you care about and safely filter everything else, knowing that you’re not missing out.
Spring Data
It makes it easy to use data access technologies, relational and non-relational databases, map-reduce frameworks, and cloud-based data services. This is an umbrella project which contains many subprojects that are specific to a given database.
A cross-platform IDE that is aimed at DBAs and developers working with SQL databases.
It is a free multi-platform database tool for developers, SQL programmers, database administrators and analysts. Supports all popular databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Teradata, MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, etc.
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
It is an integrated environment for managing any SQL infrastructure, from SQL Server to Azure SQL Database. It provides tools to configure, monitor, and administer instances of SQL Server and databases. Use it to deploy, monitor, and upgrade the data-tier components used by your applications, as well as build queries and scripts.
See all alternatives

Slick's Followers
1171 developers follow Slick to keep up with related blogs and decisions.