20.16 SQLite

SQLite3 provides a file based SQL database. Because it is file based there are no administrative overheads. SQLite database files usually have a .db file extension. SQlite is widely used on GNU/Linux and Android.

Identify the tables in a database file:

$ sqlite3 photos.db .tables

List the schema of the tables:

$ sqlite3 photos.db .schema

Display first few rows of a table:

$ sqlite3 photos.db "SELECT * FROM Tags LIMIT 10"

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