What is the difference between MYSQL & SQLite?

Started by Xavier Africa, June 18, 2016, 05:41:02 AM

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Xavier Africa

What is the difference between MYSQL & SQLite?


SQLite is a embedded database engine, which is usually used by one application accessing it at a time. It's not as scalable as MySQL but its a lot lighter.

SQLite support is being dropped in SMF2.1 so I would suggest using either MySQL or PostgreSQL, both of which are supported.

The following sums up the differences between the three quite well;




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