Apex provides its own database layer, models and migrations but also has full interopability with Doctrine and Eloquent if you are familiar with and prefer either of those ORMs. To continue, click on one of the below links:

Tips & Tricks

Various quick tips & tricks Apex provides to more efficiently manage the database.

Apex Database Layer

Straight forward, easy to understand layer to access and manage the SQL database.

Apex Migrations

Create and manage your SQL database schema.

Apex Models

Model classes allowing you to easily retrieve and manage entities within the database.

redis Storage Engine

Every APex system comes with redis, a blazingly fast in-memory storage engine.


Utilize Doctrine models and migrations.


Utilize Eloquent models and migrations.