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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.


Ongoing development and maintenance of SQLite is sponsored in part by SQLite Consortium members, including:

Current Status

  • Version of SQLite is recommended for all new development. Upgrading from version 3.7.17, 3.8.0, and is optional. Upgrading from all other prior versions of SQLite is recommended.

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