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SQLite is a powerful embedded database engine that's a core storage technology in Android and iOS applications. In this installment of the Database Clinic series—in which experts and their databases of choice are pitted against a series of the same challenges— Mark Niemann-Ross demonstrates how to leverage SQLite to solve common database problems. After providing a brief overview of the strengths and weaknesses of SQLite, Mark explains how to create a database and populate it using a public dataset. He also shows how to use a SQLite database with programming languages such as Python and R, handle subqueries and queries in SQLite, and more.
Science fiction author and educator at LinkedIn learning
Mark Niemann-Ross is a technologist with experience in hardware, software, and science fiction.
Mark has been helping developers navigate APIs for almost 30 years, and has been responsible for third-party programs at Quark and Adobe. In addition to hands-on technology, he's also been involved in technology education, starting with a degree in industrial education and most recently working as a content manager for LinkedIn Learning.
Mark's science fiction has most recently appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact. He's currently working on a murder mystery solved by a refrigerator.
- Mark Niemann-Ross is a technologist with experience in hardware, software, and science fiction.
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- [Mark] SQLite has several advantages over other databases. First, there are a wide range of supporting tools and software, free database browsers are available for Macintosh, Windows and Linux, you aren't locked into any one database interface browser or graphic user interface. Almost every programming language offers support for SQLite, and since SQLite is based on the C programming language, it is fairly easy to add additional language support. The SQLite community is active and SQLite is well supported with over 19,000 repositories on GitHub. Many of these create additional features through the use of the C interface. SQLite is simple to initialize. If you have a Macintosh, Mac OS 10.4 and up, it already ships with SQLite. On other computer systems, downloading and installing is easy. SQLite is file based and cross platform compatible. The entire database is stored in one file, and is extremely portable. Copying the database file from one place to another is all that's required…
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