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peewee vs SQLAlchemy: What are the differences?

peewee: A small, expressive ORM -- supports postgresql, mysql and sqlite. A small, expressive orm, written in python (2.6+, 3.2+), with built-in support for sqlite, mysql and postgresql and special extensions like hstore; SQLAlchemy: The Python SQL Toolkit and Object Relational Mapper. SQLAlchemy is the Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper that gives application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL.

peewee and SQLAlchemy can be primarily classified as "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)" tools.

peewee and SQLAlchemy are both open source tools. It seems that peewee with 6.57K GitHub stars and 1.09K forks on GitHub has more adoption than SQLAlchemy with 3.33K GitHub stars and 893 GitHub forks.

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What is peewee?

A small, expressive orm, written in python (2.6+, 3.2+), with built-in support for sqlite, mysql and postgresql and special extensions like hstore.

What is SQLAlchemy?

SQLAlchemy is the Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper that gives application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL.

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What are some alternatives to peewee and SQLAlchemy?
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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.
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.
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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