Databases

How to Install SQLite3 on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we shall show you how to install SQLite3 on CentOS 7.

The SQLite file format is stable, cross-platform, and backwards compatible. In contrast to many other database management systems, SQLite is not a client–server database engine. SQLite is the most widely used database engine globally, and there are client libraries available for almost all popular languages.

Step 1 - Keep the server up to date

# yum update -y

Step 2 - Install required package

# yum install wget -y

Step 3 - Install the build tool-chain

# yum groupinstall "Development Tools" -y

Step 4 - Download the Source Code

Create a new directory for SQLite3

# mkdir sqlite3 && cd sqlite3

Navigate to https://www.sqlite.org/download.html and copy the link to the latest autoconf amalgamation source code, which will be named:

# sqlite-autoconf-<version>.tar.gz

Download it using wget command and extract is using tar:

# wget [link to sqlite-autoconf-<version>.tar.gz]

# tar xvfz sqlite-autoconf-<version>.tar.gz

Step 5 - Build & Install SQLite3

# cd sqlite-autoconf-<version>
# ./configure
# make
# make install

Step 3 - Verify the Installation

# sqlite3 --version

That’s it. We have successfully installed SQLite3

In this tutorial, we have shown you how to install SQLite3 on CentOS 7.

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