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Re: A minimal relational database in Debian?




On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 02:28:44PM +0100, Christian Seiler wrote:
> On 02/27/2017 02:17 PM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > The last time I needed a relational database my employer was using
> > dBaseII on a MS-DOS machine. What is a functional equivalent in the
> > Debian repository?
> 
> Well, I've never used DBaseII, but if you want a small relational
> database, take a look at SQLite. There are bindings into most
> languages and there's a command line client. The storage is simple
> (from an end-user perspective): each database is just a different
> file. There's also a GUI called 'sqlitebrowser' which is in Debian,
> but I've never used that. There are also other GUIs out there not
> part of Debian, which you can install manually.

SQLite for really minimal, PostgreSQL for everything else. 

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