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Doctrine 2 vs Entity Framework: What are the differences?

Developers describe Doctrine 2 as "An object-relational mapper (ORM) for PHP 5.3.2+ that provides transparent persistence for PHP objects". Doctrine 2 sits on top of a powerful database abstraction layer (DBAL). One of its key features is the option to write database queries in a proprietary object oriented SQL dialect called Doctrine Query Language (DQL), inspired by Hibernates HQL. On the other hand, Entity Framework is detailed as "An object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data". It is an object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.

Doctrine 2 and Entity Framework belong to "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)" category of the tech stack.

Entity Framework is an open source tool with 1.02K GitHub stars and 445 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Entity Framework's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Doctrine 2 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 45 company stacks & 110 developers stacks; compared to Entity Framework, which is listed in 25 company stacks and 33 developer stacks.

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Pros of Doctrine 2
Pros of Entity Framework
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    Great abstraction, easy to use, good docs
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    Object-Oriented
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    Easy setup
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    Object Oriented
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    Strongly Object-Oriented
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    Multiple approach (Model/Database/Code) first
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    LINQ
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    Code first approach
  • 1
    Model first approach
  • 1
    Auto generated code
  • 1
    Strongly typed entities
  • 0
    Database first

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What is Doctrine 2?

Doctrine 2 sits on top of a powerful database abstraction layer (DBAL). One of its key features is the option to write database queries in a proprietary object oriented SQL dialect called Doctrine Query Language (DQL), inspired by Hibernates HQL.

What is Entity Framework?

It is an object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.

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What are some alternatives to Doctrine 2 and Entity Framework?
Propel
Propel provides a GPU-backed numpy-like infrastructure for scientific computing in JavaScript.
Hibernate
Hibernate is a suite of open source projects around domain models. The flagship project is Hibernate ORM, the Object Relational Mapper.
Sequelize
Sequelize is a promise-based ORM for Node.js and io.js. It supports the dialects PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite and MSSQL and features solid transaction support, relations, read replication and more.
SQLAlchemy
SQLAlchemy is the Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper that gives application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL.
Entity Framework Core
It is a lightweight, extensible, open source and cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology. It can serve as an object-relational mapper (O/RM), enabling .NET developers to work with a database using .NET objects, and eliminating the need for most of the data-access code they usually need to write.
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