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2018 XML Announcement

SQLite

SQLite is a single-file database which follows the zero-configuration approach. It is furthermore easy to use and is thus perfect for your first experiments with liquibase.

There is a jdbc driver available here: https://bitbucket.org/xerial/sqlite-jdbc/downloads/

To use sqlite with liquibase you will need the following information:

jars for the classpath:

  • sqlitejdbc-v<version>.jar

jdbc driver name:

  • org.sqlite.JDBC

jdbc url:

  • jdbc:sqlite:<database-name>

There is no need to create a database before you can use sqlite, as I said: it follows the zero-configuration approach.

A run of liquibase with sqlite, having the sqlite.jar and the in the current directory (and the liquibase.jar at hand as well), could look like this:

    java -jar liquibase.jar 
         --classpath=sqlitejdbc-v<version>.jar 
         --driver=org.sqlite.JDBC 
         --url="jdbc:sqlite:exampledb.sqlite" 
         --changeLogFile=db-changelog.xml 
         migrate

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