SQLite is a very lightweight embedded database. It does not require a special database management system for you to be able to use it. Databases created by SQLite are represented as files or as in memory database, and you don't need to connect to an external remote endpoint or a local socket connection to use a database. It serves a different target audience than traditional client-server database engines such as MySQL or PostgreSQL, and is the go-to solution for use cases where an application needs to store data locally but in a secure and efficiently retrievable manner. The Android platform is a heavy user of SQLite and allows mobile applications to store preferences or configurations for users within an application. It is also used ...

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