Knex.js vs Liquibase: What are the differences?
Knex.js: SQL query builder for Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite3, and Oracle. Knex.js is a "batteries included" SQL query builder for Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite3, and Oracle designed to be flexible, portable, and fun to use. It features both traditional node style callbacks as well as a promise interface for cleaner async flow control, a stream interface, full featured query and schema builders, transaction support (with savepoints), connection pooling and standardized responses between different query clients and dialects; Liquibase: Source control for your database. Developers store database changes in text-based files on their local development machines and apply them to their local databases. Changelog files can be be arbitrarily nested for better management.
Knex.js and Liquibase can be categorized as "Database" tools.
"Write once and then connect to almost any sql engine" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Knex.js, while over 12 developers mention "Great database tool" as the leading cause for choosing Liquibase.
Knex.js and Liquibase are both open source tools. It seems that Knex.js with 9.91K GitHub stars and 1.24K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Liquibase with 1.78K GitHub stars and 1.09K GitHub forks.
Orbitz, Viadeo, and Virgin Pulse are some of the popular companies that use Liquibase, whereas Knex.js is used by Decision6, Zube, and Habx. Liquibase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 15 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to Knex.js, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.