[TriLUG] coming up... SQLite
josh_johnson at unc.edu
Wed Jan 20 09:09:26 EST 2010
+1 for surprises :D
On Jan 19, 2010, at 8:07 PM, Alan Porter wrote:
> We've got another good program lined up for next month, so mark your
> calendars for February 11th. We will be hosting D. Richard Hipp,
> the author of SQLite.
> Quoting Wikipedia, because they explain it so well...
> SQLite is an ACID-compliant embedded relational database management
> system contained in a relatively small (~225 kB) C programming
> library. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain.
> The SQLite engine is not a standalone process with which the
> application program communicates. Instead, the SQLite library is
> linked in and thus becomes an integral part of the application
> program (though the library can be built into a dynamically loaded
> library). The entire database (definitions, tables, indices, and the
> data itself) is stored as a single cross-platform file on a host
> It's me again...
> SQLite is so small and powerful and robust, it is an ideal choice
> for embedded systems. SQLite is included in Apple's iphone SDK, and
> it can be found in crazy places like the TMIO Intelligent Oven.
> SQLite is often used by desktop applications for configuration
> data. Examples include Firefox, Sunbird, epiphany, bitpim, and
> Dr. Hipp has asked if we have specific topics that we would like for
> him to discuss, or if we'd just like him to surprise us.
> Those who went to South East Linux Fest last year got to see him
> speak on the "Firefox fsync() bug". It was very enlightening.
> Suggestions? I will be sending him an email later this week with
> our requests. Personally, I am thinking that he'll have plenty of
> good stories for us, even if we don't have any special requests for
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