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Sequelize vs Entity Framework: What are the differences?

What is Sequelize? Easy-to-use multi sql dialect ORM for Node.js & io.js. 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.

What is Entity Framework? An object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data. It is an object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.

Sequelize and Entity Framework can be categorized as "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)" tools.

Sequelize and Entity Framework are both open source tools. Sequelize with 19.8K GitHub stars and 3.08K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Entity Framework with 1.02K GitHub stars and 445 GitHub forks.

WebbyLab, Hostr, and Decision6 are some of the popular companies that use Sequelize, whereas Entity Framework is used by AspNet Zero, Millennium Health, and Pinnacle Sports. Sequelize has a broader approval, being mentioned in 53 company stacks & 182 developers stacks; compared to Entity Framework, which is listed in 25 company stacks and 33 developer stacks.

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Pros of Entity Framework
Pros of Sequelize
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    LINQ
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    Multiple approach (Model/Database/Code) first
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    Strongly Object-Oriented
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    Code first approach
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    Object Oriented
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    Model first approach
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    Auto generated code
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    Strongly typed entities
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    Database first
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    Good ORM for node.js
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    Easy setup
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    Support MySQL & MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, Sqlite
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    Open source
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    Free
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    Promise Based
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    Recommend for mongoose users
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    Atrocious documentation, buggy, issues closed by bots
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    Typescript

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Cons of Entity Framework
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      Docs are awful
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      Relations can be confusing

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    What is Entity Framework?

    It is an object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to Entity Framework and Sequelize?
    NHibernate
    It is a mature, open source object-relational mapper for the .NET framework. It's actively developed, fully featured and used in thousands of successful projects.
    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.
    Hibernate
    Hibernate is a suite of open source projects around domain models. The flagship project is Hibernate ORM, the Object Relational Mapper.
    SQLAlchemy
    SQLAlchemy is the Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper that gives application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL.
    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.
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