Portable SQL version as SQLite

ImDevA 21 Reputation points


Does Microsoft's have portable SQL version similar as SQLite?

I view that have LocalDb into SQL Express version, but i think that is only for development and not to create a portable .net software with portable database.
And the version of SQL Compact Edition for which it's deprecated.


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  1. CathyJi-MSFT 21,081 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @ImDevA ,

    As far as I know, the answer is No.

    SQL server is different from SQLLite. Refer to the blog Differences between SQL and SQLite to get details.

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  1. Erland Sommarskog 100.8K Reputation points MVP

    You could bundle localDB with your application, but it will make setup a little more complicated.

    Then again, I am under the impression that Windows comes with SQLite, but maybe I'm confused.