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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.

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Pros of Knex.js
Pros of Liquibase
  • 10
    Write once and then connect to almost any sql engine
  • 9
    Faster
  • 8
    Nice api, Migrations/Seeds
  • 7
    Flexibility in what engine you choose
  • 7
    Free
  • 5
    Multi support and easy to use
  • 1
    Simple query API
  • 18
    Great database tool
  • 17
    Many DBs supported
  • 10
    Easy setup
  • 6
    Database independent migration scripts
  • 4
    Unique open source tool
  • 3
    Database version controller
  • 1
    Supports NoSQL and Graph DBs

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Cons of Knex.js
Cons of Liquibase
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    • 4
      No vendor specifics in XML format - needs workarounds
    • 4
      Documentation is disorganized

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    What is Knex.js?

    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.

    What is Liquibase?

    Liquibase is a leading open-source tool for database schema change management. Liquibase helps teams track, version, and deploy database schema and logic changes so they can automate their database code process with their app code process.

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    San Francisco, CA, US; Palo Alto, CA, US
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    San Francisco, CA, US; Palo Alto, CA, US
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    San Francisco, CA, US; Palo Alto, CA, US
    CBRE
    Narva, Ida-Virumaa, Estonia
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    What are some alternatives to Knex.js and Liquibase?
    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.
    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.
    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.
    DataGrip
    A cross-platform IDE that is aimed at DBAs and developers working with SQL databases.
    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.
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