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[1.4.X] Fixed #10936 - Noted that using SQLite for development is a g…

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Backport of 470deb5 from master
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Tim Graham authored October 11, 2012

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  1. 7  docs/topics/install.txt
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@@ -82,7 +82,12 @@ Get your database running
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 If you plan to use Django's database API functionality, you'll need to make
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 sure a database server is running. Django supports many different database
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 servers and is officially supported with PostgreSQL_, MySQL_, Oracle_ and
-SQLite_ (although SQLite doesn't require a separate server to be running).
+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.
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 In addition to the officially supported databases, there are backends provided
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 by 3rd parties that allow you to use other databases with Django:

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