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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?

tinoest

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;

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/sqlite-vs-mysql-vs-postgresql-a-comparison-of-relational-database-management-systems

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