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@otoolep otoolep released this Aug 18, 2021 · 213 commits to master since this release

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.

Release 6.2.0 enables better control over Foreign Key constraints, and an improved CLI. It also provides more memory-related status about SQLite. See the CHANGELOG for full details on this release.

Getting started

To download and run a single rqlite node follow the directions below. It's also very easy to run a rqlite cluster -- you can learn more by checking out the documentation.

If you wish to build rqlite from source, check out this documentation.


docker pull rqlite/rqlite


To download and start rqlite on Linux, execute the following in a shell.

curl -L -o rqlite-v6.2.0-linux-amd64.tar.gz
tar xvfz rqlite-v6.2.0-linux-amd64.tar.gz
cd rqlite-v6.2.0-linux-amd64
./rqlited ~/node.1


To download and start rqlite on macOS, execute the following in a shell.

curl -L -o rqlite-v6.2.0-darwin-amd64.tar.gz
tar xvfz rqlite-v6.2.0-darwin-amd64.tar.gz
cd rqlite-v6.2.0-darwin-amd64
./rqlited ~/node.1


rqlite can be built for Windows, and Windows compatibility is ensure 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. Please note that I do not control the build process in AppVeyor and you download and use those binaries at your own risk.

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