rqlite is a lightweight, distributed relational database, which uses SQLite as its storage engine. rqlite provides an easy-to-use, fault-tolerant store for critical relational data.
To download and run a single rqlite node, which automatically becomes leader, follow the directions below. It's also very easy to run a rqlite cluster -- you can learn more by checking out the documentation.
To download and start rqlite on Linux, execute the following in a shell.
curl -L https://github.com/rqlite/rqlite/releases/download/v4.5.0/rqlite-v4.5.0-linux-amd64.tar.gz -o rqlite-v4.5.0-linux-amd64.tar.gz tar xvfz rqlite-v4.5.0-linux-amd64.tar.gz cd rqlite-v4.5.0-linux-amd64 ./rqlited ~/node.1
To download and start rqlite on OSX, execute the following in a shell.
curl -L https://github.com/rqlite/rqlite/releases/download/v4.5.0/rqlite-v4.5.0-darwin-amd64.tar.gz -o rqlite-v4.5.0-darwin-amd64.tar.gz tar xvfz rqlite-v4.5.0-darwin-amd64.tar.gz cd rqlite-v4.5.0-darwin-amd64 ./rqlited ~/node.1
rqlite can be built for Windows, and compatibility is ensured at all times via AppVeyor. However you may need to build a specific release yourself, though the top-of-tree build is available for download from AppVeyor. Check out the CI build for Windows for more details.