How are they different?
Here we compare between bookshelf, objection, orm, sequelize and waterline. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of those packages. The current versions are bookshelf 0.10.3, objection 0.6.2, orm 3.2.3, sequelize 3.30.2 and waterline 0.11.9.
A lightweight ORM for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and SQLite3.
It was authored
on Apr, 2013.
objection, An SQL-friendly ORM for Node.js. It was authored by Sami Koskimäki on Jun, 2012.
orm, NodeJS Object-relational mapping. It was authored by Diogo Resende on Mar, 2011.
sequelize, Multi dialect ORM for Node.JS/io.js. It was authored by Sascha Depold on May, 2011.
waterline, An ORM for Node.js and the Sails framework. It was authored on Dec, 2012.
When comparing those packages you notice that
sequelize is the more popular package today
Stars on Github).
objection has less dependencies, less open issues and less open pull requests.
orm has been out there for longer (since 4 years ago), it also sequelize has more versions, more frequent updates, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads, more monthly downloads, more stars on Github, more followers on Github and more forks.
In our review bookshelf got 51,941 points, objection got 8,712 points, orm got 7,615 points, sequelize got 202,266 points and waterline got 58,138 points. The points are a summary of how big the community is and how well the package is maintained.
Lets dive deeper and have a look at some more details on those packages.