CHAPTER 2

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Understanding What SQLite Is

Chapter 1 provided an overview of relational databases and SQL that applies to most modern databases regardless of the environment in which you find them (Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or others). That generality is important because SQLite is part of that picture. In this chapter, however, the focus is just on SQLite and the features of SQLite that you may or may not find in other database environments. Whereas a lot of Chapter 1 may be familiar to long-time database users, much of this chapter may not be because even if it is not SQLite-only, many of the features described in this chapter are not ...

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