The lightweight, easy-to-use, distributed relational database built on SQLite

Keep your data safe with zero hassle

What is rqlite?

rqlite is a distributed relational database that combines the simplicity of SQLite with the robustness of a fault-tolerant, highly available cluster. It's developer-friendly, its operation is straightforward, and its design ensures reliability with minimal complexity.


Deploy in seconds, no complex configurations
Easy-to-use HTTP API
Seamlessly integrates with modern cloud infrastructures


Built on SQLite, the world’s most popular database
Supports full-text search and JSON documents
Access controls and encryption for secure deployments


Rigorous, automated testing ensures high quality
Clustering provides high-availability and fault-tolerance
Automatic node-discovery simplifies clustering