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PostgREST

Automatic REST API for Any Postgres Database
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What is PostgREST?

PostgREST serves a fully RESTful API from any existing PostgreSQL database. It provides a cleaner, more standards-compliant, faster API than you are likely to write from scratch.
PostgREST is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
PostgREST is an open source tool with 16.6K GitHub stars and 765 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PostgREST's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses PostgREST?

Companies
5 companies reportedly use PostgREST in their tech stacks, including Fyle Technologies Private Limited, AmperVue, and Postila.

Developers
39 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PostgREST.

PostgREST Integrations

Pros of PostgREST
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Fast, simple, powerful REST APIs from vanilla Postgres
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JWT authentication
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Very fast
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Declarative role based security at the data layer

PostgREST Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PostgREST?
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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.
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
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DataGrip
A cross-platform IDE that is aimed at DBAs and developers working with SQL databases.
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