MySQL vs Sequelize: What are the differences?
MySQL: The world's most popular open source database. The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software; Sequelize: Easy-to-use multi sql dialect ORM for Node.js & io.js. 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.
MySQL can be classified as a tool in the "Databases" category, while Sequelize is grouped under "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)".
"Sql" is the top reason why over 778 developers like MySQL, while over 17 developers mention "Good ORM for node.js" as the leading cause for choosing Sequelize.
MySQL and Sequelize are both open source tools. Sequelize with 19.2K GitHub stars and 3.01K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than MySQL with 3.98K GitHub stars and 1.56K GitHub forks.
Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Netflix are some of the popular companies that use MySQL, whereas Sequelize is used by WebbyLab, Decision6, and Hostr. MySQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2991 company stacks & 3050 developers stacks; compared to Sequelize, which is listed in 38 company stacks and 33 developer stacks.
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