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[1.4.X] Fixed #10936 - Tempered recommendation of SQLite - thanks Kar…

…en Tracey for the feedback.

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@@ -84,10 +84,12 @@ sure a database server is running. Django supports many different database
servers and is officially supported with PostgreSQL_, MySQL_, Oracle_ and
SQLite_.
-It is common practice to use SQLite in a desktop development environment.
-Unless you need database feature parity between your desktop development
-environment and your deployment environment, using SQLite for development is
-generally the simplest option as it doesn't require running a separate server.
+If you are developing a simple project or something you don't plan to deploy
+in a production environment, SQLite is generally the simplest option as it
+doesn't require running a separate server. However, SQLite has many differences
+from other databases, so if you are working on something substantial, it's
+recommended to develop with the same database as you plan on using in
+production.
In addition to the officially supported databases, there are backends provided
by 3rd parties that allow you to use other databases with Django:
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