Is there a Node.JS Driver for MySQL that is commonly used other than node-mysql?
(It seems like there is not much activity with node.js database drivers. Is there a reason for this or is it just because Node.JS is so young?)
Here are some options:
You can also try out a newer effort known as Node.js DB that aims to provide a common framework for several database engines. It is built with C++ so performance is guaranteed.
Specifically you could use its db-mysql driver for Node.js MySQL support.