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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 3.7.3 of SQLite is recommended for all new development. Upgrading from version 3.7.2 is optional. Upgrading from all other SQLite versions is recommended.

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