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Rakesh KR
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In One Minute : SQLite

SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain.

SQLite is a relational database management system contained in a small (~350 KB) C programming library. In contrast to other database management systems, SQLite is not a separate process that is accessed from the client application, but an integral part of it.

SQLite is ACID-compliant and implements most of the SQL standard, using a dynamically and weakly typed SQL syntax that does not guarantee the domain integrity.

Mobile Apps

SQlite is commonly used to store data on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps since it has a simple implementation, easy to adapt, and quite fast.


Unlike client-server database management systems, the SQLite engine has no standalone processes with which the application program communicates. Instead, the SQLite library is linked in and thus becomes an integral part of the application program.

The application program uses SQLite's functionality through simple function calls, which reduce latency in database access: function calls within a single process are more efficient than inter-process communication. SQLite stores the entire database as a single cross-platform file on a host machine.



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Chirag Aggarwal

Great efforts man. But i would really like if you used your own voice for narration in your video , nobody likes text to speech.

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Marcin Szolke/Scholke

SQLIte database in SharedFolder
What is your experience with such a solution, how many people can use this application in parallel ?