[erlang-questions] Database abstraction libraries

Jesse Gumm gumm@REDACTED
Fri Apr 22 22:49:29 CEST 2016

Hi Andrew,

I'm working on an abstraction library for sql databases. It currently
supports mysql (with both mysql-otp and emysql) and postgresql (with

I have it running in production, but it still has things I'm working on
before I would make an official announcement post, but it's at:


Of the things does that is useful to me:

1)  dynamically adding pools for databases using a lookup function.
2) replacement tokens by configuration (for example, if you want to use $1
as a replacement token for queries instead of ? In mysql, just change the
3) very minimal orm-type features (like converting a map or proplist to an
insert statement).
4) retrieving query results in just about any format you want: lists,
tuples, maps, proplist, dicts.

Early feedback and/or pull requests would be great if this is what you're
looking for.


Jesse Gumm
Owner, Sigma Star Systems
414.940.4866 || sigma-star.com || @jessegumm
On Apr 22, 2016 1:30 PM, "Andrew Berman" <rexxe98@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hey list,
> Are there any well supported database abstraction libraries out there?  I
> found a couple on Github (sqerl and sumo_db), but I wanted to see if there
> was one that is popular that people are using in production under heavy
> load.  I'm not looking for an ORM (I had enough bad experience with it
> using Hibernate in Java).
> Any experiences?
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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