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Need a good ORM for Node.js

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I have a Node project which uses Express and MySQL, but I need an ORM. I have heard good things about Waterline.

What can you tell me about which ORM to use? Do I need Sales.JS if I want Waterline?

I have a new project so it's the best time for new frameworks, and would consider Sales.JS is there was real benefit. But I do consider the current framework to be MVC, which I suspect comes from Express: Models, Views and Routes.

I like Waterline since I may need MongoDb at some point, but expect to use MySQL exclusively, for a long while.

Thanks!
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I've used Sails with great success and the benefit is the model abstraction means that you can switch databases easily as you code uses the same syntax regardless.  I would strongly suggest Sails.
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http://sailsjs.org/ is built on Waterline but you don't need it just to have the ORM.  I just like the MVC framework.  Makes your code a lot more logical and clean.
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So, Sailsjs makes it easy to export all the features of Waterline?
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Absolutely.  It incorporates a lot of stuff that makes all aspects on db and content easy.  I know, I sound like I'm selling it but that's because I've found it so easy! *laughing*
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Well, I decided I will use Waterline AND SailsJS !

Keep your eye out for tons more questions!
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If you install Sails you get Waterline :)

Look forward to the questions!
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