SQLite: The Most Important Software Component That Many People Have Never Heard Of
SQLite is the SQL database engine that runs the world. It is a critical component in all your devices. There are more instances of SQLite running today than all other database engines combined. This talk reviews the features, capabilities, limitations, and usage patterns of SQLite and asks why you are not using SQLite more yourself.
Richard Hipp is the original author of SQLite, and is as surprised as anyone else at how popular SQLite has become. These days, Richard leads a small band of intrepid hackers working furiously to maintain SQLite to the highest standards of the art. He also works on other open-source projects such as the Fossil version control system.