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What is Sequel?

It is a simple, flexible, and powerful SQL database access toolkit for Ruby. It includes a comprehensive ORM layer for mapping records to Ruby objects and handling associated records.
Sequel is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
Sequel is an open source tool with 4.2K GitHub stars and 952 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Sequel's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Sequel?


10 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Sequel.

Sequel Integrations

MySQL, PostgreSQL, Ruby, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQLite are some of the popular tools that integrate with Sequel. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Sequel.
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Sequel's Features

  • Provides thread safety, connection pooling and a concise DSL for constructing SQL queries and table schemas.
  • Supports advanced database features such as prepared statements, bound variables, stored procedures, savepoints, two-phase commit, transaction isolation, primary/replica configurations, and database sharding
  • Includes a comprehensive ORM layer for mapping records to Ruby objects and handling associated records
  • Currently has adapters for ADO, Amalgalite, IBM_DB, JDBC, MySQL, Mysql2, ODBC, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLAnywhere, SQLite3, and TinyTDS

Sequel Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Sequel?
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Sequel's Followers
9 developers follow Sequel to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Michael Jones
John Alton
Jerry Koerkenmeier
Rodrigo Dutra
Bruno Coan
Andriy Tyurnikov
Kenaniah Cerny