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PHP 5 Unleashed by John Coggeshall

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Chapter 25. Using SQLite with PHP

In Chapter 24, “Using MySQL with PHP,” I introduced the MySQLi extension, which enables your PHP scripts to perform the incredibly important task of accessing data from a MySQL RDBMS server. In this chapter, we'll look at another powerful and unique database package available to PHP 5 developers—the SQLite database package.

What Makes SQLite Unique?

To both appreciate and effectively use SQLite, it is important to understand the differences between it and a classic relational database package such as MySQL. Unlike MySQL, which operates using a client/server model, SQLite does not need a server to store data ...

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