779: Why SQLite is Taking Over with Brian Holt & Marco Bambini


Scott and CJ dive into the world of SQLite Cloud with special guests Brian Holt and Marco Bambini. They explore why SQLite is gaining traction, its unique features, and the misconceptions surrounding its use—let’s get into it!

Show Notes
  • 00:00 Welcome to Syntax!
  • 01:20 Who is Brian Holt?
  • 02:26 Who is Marco Bambini?
  • 05:12 Why are people starting to talk so much about SQLite now?
  • 08:47 What makes SQLite special or interesting?
  • 09:46 What is a big misconception about SQLite?
  • 11:13 Installed by default in operating systems.
  • 12:03 A perception that SQLite is intended for single users.
  • 13:36 Convincing developers it’s a full-featured solution.
  • 15:11 What does SQLite do better than Postgres or MySQL?
  • 17:30 SQLite Cloud & local first features.
  • 20:38 Where does SQLite store the offline information?
  • 23:08 Are you typically reaching for ORMs?
  • 25:00 What is SQLite Cloud?
  • 27:29 What makes for an approachable software?
  • 29:18 What make SQLite cloud different from other hosted SQLite options?
  • 32:13 Is SQLite still evolving?
  • 34:40 What about branching?
  • 37:37 What is the GA timeline?
  • 40:04 How does SQLite actually work?
  • 41:19 Questions about security.
  • 44:28 But does it scale?
  • 45:52 Sick Picks + Shameless Plugs.
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Brian: Trainer Road Marco: Tennis

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