SQLite was designed originally on August 2000. It is named SQLite because it is very light weight (less than 500Kb size) unlike other database management systems like SQL Server or Oracle.
|2000||SQLite was designed by D. Richard Hipp for the purpose of no administration required for operating a program.|
|2000||In August SQLite 1.0 released with GNU database manager.|
|2011||Hipp announced to add UNQl interface to SQLite db and to develop UNQLite (Document oriented database).|