Android SQLite Database – Introduction

SQLite is an open-source relational database. Android SQLite is the mostly preferred way to store data for android applications.

Android SQLite is used to perform database operations on android devices such as storing, manipulating or retrieving persistent data from the database.

Android SQLite stores data to a text file on a device.

Android comes in with built in SQLite database implementation. So, there is no need to perform any database setup or administration task.

SQLite is an offline database that is locally stored in the user’s device and we do not have to create any connection to connect to this database.  

SQLite supports all the relational database features.

How Data is Being Stored in the SQLite Database? 

Data is stored in the SQLite database in the form of tables

In next posts you are going to learn the basic CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete) operation with SQLite Database in Android.