Knex.js vs Stellar

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Knex.js vs Stellar: What are the differences?

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.

What is Stellar? Fast database snapshot and restore tool for development. Stellar allows you to quickly restore database when you are e.g. writing database migrations, switching branches or messing with SQL. PostgreSQL and MySQL are supported.

Knex.js and Stellar can be primarily classified as "Database" tools.

Knex.js and Stellar are both open source tools. It seems that Knex.js with 9.91K GitHub stars and 1.24K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Stellar with 3.58K GitHub stars and 108 GitHub forks.

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 Stellar?

Stellar allows you to quickly restore database when you are e.g. writing database migrations, switching branches or messing with SQL. PostgreSQL and MySQL are supported.

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          What are some alternatives to Knex.js and Stellar?
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          Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
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          Open PostgreSQL Monitoring
          Open PostgreSQL Monitoring is a free software designed to help you manage your PostgreSQL servers.
          Flyway
          Easy to setup, simple to master. Flyway lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore.
          Liquibase
          Developers store database changes in text-based files on their local development machines and apply them to their local databases. Changelog files can be be arbitrarily nested for better management.
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            Flux Work uses Knex.jsKnex.js

            Not an ORM but a query builder. So developers are encouraged or sometimes forced to think about SQL and database layer, which is a good thing.

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            Converts JS to SQL. Pretty awesome!

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