What is MikroORM?
TypeScript ORM for Node.js based on Data Mapper, Unit of Work and Identity Map patterns. Supports MongoDB, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and SQLite databases.
MikroORM is a tool in the Object Relational Mapper (ORM) category of a tech stack.
MikroORM is an open source tool with 3.3K GitHub stars and 194 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MikroORM's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses MikroORM?
6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MikroORM.
Pros of MikroORM
Supports both SQL and NoSQL
Allows multiple ways to define entities
EntityGenerator to reverse engineer existing database
SQL layer built on top of Knex
Powered by Unit of Work and Identity Map
- Implicit Transactions
- DRY Entities
- Supports both SQL and NoSQL
- Clean and Simple Entity Definition
- Identity Map
- Entity References
- Using Entity Constructors
- Modelling Relationships
- Unit of Work
- Cascading persist and remove
- Using QueryBuilder
- Preloading Deeply Nested Structures via populate
- Property Validation
- Lifecycle Hooks
- Vanilla JS Support
- Schema Generator
- Entity Generator
MikroORM Alternatives & Comparisons
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