Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Sqlite for drupal 7

Recently one of my acquaintances started his own business. He was on a shoe string budget and did not want to pay for a mysql database. I toyed with using free mysql hosting offering and tried one on amazon cloud (xeround).
I was able to make it work but the performance was very bad. With luck i found using phpinfo() that sqllite support was built in and installed the site in under 10mins. Cool ha!

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