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

Keep your data safe with zero hassle

What is rqlite?

rqlite is an easy-to-use, lightweight, distributed relational database, which uses SQLite as its storage engine. It is super-simple to deploy, operating it is very straightforward, and its clustering capabilities provide you with fault-tolerance and high-availability.


Up and running in seconds
Easy-to-use HTTP API
Works great with Kubernetes


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


Automatic node-discovery and clustering
Clustering gives you fault-tolerance and high-availability
Uses Raft for distributed consensus