PostGIS vs. Knex.js vs. pREST

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What is PostGIS?

PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.

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.

What is pREST?

Serve a RESTful API from any PostgreSQL database. There is the PostgREST written in haskell, keep a haskell software in production is not easy job, with this need that was born the pREST.
Why do developers choose PostGIS?
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Why do developers choose Knex.js?
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Why do developers choose pREST?
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What are the cons of using PostGIS?
No Cons submitted yet for PostGIS
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What are the cons of using Knex.js?
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What are the cons of using pREST?
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How much does PostGIS cost?
How much does Knex.js cost?
How much does pREST cost?
What companies use PostGIS?
64 companies on StackShare use PostGIS
What companies use Knex.js?
12 companies on StackShare use Knex.js
What companies use pREST?
3 companies on StackShare use pREST
What tools integrate with PostGIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with PostGIS
What tools integrate with Knex.js?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Knex.js
What tools integrate with pREST?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with pREST

What are some alternatives to PostGIS, Knex.js, and pREST?

  • Sequel Pro - MySQL database management for Mac OS X
  • Open PostgreSQL Monitoring - Oversee and Manage Your PostgreSQL Servers
  • Liquibase - Source control for your database
  • Flyway - Database Migrations Made Easy

See all alternatives to PostGIS



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