SQLite Create Database

In SQLite, the sqlite3 command is used to create a new database.


sqlite3 DatabaseName.db

Your database name should be unique within the RDBMS.

Note: The sqlite3 command: The sqlite3 command is used to create database. But, if the database does not exist then a new database file with the given name will be created automatically.

How to create database:

First open command prompt and set the path. After that you can check that sqlite directory by using "dir" command.

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Let's create a database name "JTP.db":

sqlite3 JTP.db
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The database is created now. You can check the created database by using the ".databases" command.

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You can see the created database in also in the root folder.

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The .quit Command

The SQLite .quit command is used to be come out of the sqlite prompt:


The .dump Command

The .dump dot command is used to export complete database in a text file by using SQlite command at command prompt.

For example:

sqlite3 JTP.db .dump > JTP.sql
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Now, the complete database is exported in a text file. You can see it in the root folder.

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