pgcli vs PgHero: What are the differences?
pgcli: Postgres CLI with autocompletion and syntax highlighting. This is a postgres client that does auto-completion and syntax highlighting; PgHero: Rails database insights made easy. Add the gem, get a dashboard with long running queries, cache hit rate, and more. Postgres performance insights made easy.
pgcli and PgHero can be categorized as "Database" tools.
Some of the features offered by pgcli are:
- Auto-completion as you type for SQL keywords as well as tables and columns in the database.
- Syntax highlighting using Pygments.
- Smart-completion (enabled by default) will suggest context-sensitive completion.
On the other hand, PgHero provides the following key features:
- Live query stats
- Available as a ruby gems
- System stats for Amazon RDS
pgcli and PgHero are both open source tools. It seems that pgcli with 8.01K GitHub stars and 365 forks on GitHub has more adoption than PgHero with 4.78K GitHub stars and 244 GitHub forks.