PHP 5 introduced a new bundled and, by default, an available “database” engine called SQLite.
This section describes the characteristics of SQLite compared to other DBMSes.
SQLite does not use a client/server model. It is embedded in your application, and only requires access to the database files. This makes integrating SQLite into other applications easier because there is no dependency on an external service.
Setting up a new database with SQLite is easy and requires no intervention from system administrators.
The entire SQLite engine is bundled with PHP 5. There ...