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Azure Functions vs Knex.js: What are the differences?

What is Azure Functions? Listen and react to events across your stack. Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in virtually any Azure or 3rd party service as well as on-premises systems.

What is Knex.js? SQL query builder for Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite3, and Oracle. Knex.js is a "batteries included" SQL query builder for Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite3, and Oracle designed to be flexible, portable, and fun to use. It features both traditional node style callbacks as well as a promise interface for cleaner async flow control, a stream interface, full featured query and schema builders, transaction support (with savepoints), connection pooling and standardized responses between different query clients and dialects.

Azure Functions belongs to "Serverless / Task Processing" category of the tech stack, while Knex.js can be primarily classified under "Database Tools".

"Pay only when invoked" is the top reason why over 7 developers like Azure Functions, while over 3 developers mention "Write once and then connect to almost any sql engine" as the leading cause for choosing Knex.js.

Knex.js is an open source tool with 9.92K GitHub stars and 1.24K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Knex.js's open source repository on GitHub.

Property With Potential, OneWire, and Veris are some of the popular companies that use Azure Functions, whereas Knex.js is used by Decision6, Zube, and Habx. Azure Functions has a broader approval, being mentioned in 30 company stacks & 22 developers stacks; compared to Knex.js, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of Azure Functions
Pros of Knex.js
  • 12
    Pay only when invoked
  • 8
    Great developer experience for C#
  • 6
    Multiple languages supported
  • 5
    Great debugging support
  • 2
    Poor developer experience for C#
  • 2
    Can be used as lightweight https service
  • 2
    Easy scalability
  • 1
    Azure component events for Storage, services etc
  • 1
    Event driven
  • 1
    WebHooks
  • 9
    Write once and then connect to almost any sql engine
  • 7
    Faster
  • 7
    Flexibility in what engine you choose
  • 7
    Nice api, Migrations/Seeds
  • 7
    Free
  • 4
    Multi support and easy to use

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What is Azure Functions?

Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in virtually any Azure or 3rd party service as well as on-premises systems.

What is Knex.js?

Knex.js is a "batteries included" SQL query builder for Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite3, and Oracle designed to be flexible, portable, and fun to use. It features both traditional node style callbacks as well as a promise interface for cleaner async flow control, a stream interface, full featured query and schema builders, transaction support (with savepoints), connection pooling and standardized responses between different query clients and dialects.

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What are some alternatives to Azure Functions and Knex.js?
AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Serverless
Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
Cloud Functions for Firebase
Cloud Functions for Firebase lets you create functions that are triggered by Firebase products, such as changes to data in the Realtime Database, uploads to Cloud Storage, new user sign ups via Authentication, and conversion events in Analytics.
Google Cloud Functions
Construct applications from bite-sized business logic billed to the nearest 100 milliseconds, only while your code is running
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