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rqlite: static linking and smaller Docker images

rqlite is a lightweight, open-source, distributed relational database written in Go, which uses SQLite as its storage engine.

There have been a series of releases recently, which make deployment on Linux even easier, and significantly decrease the Docker footprint.

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rqlite at Carnegie Mellon University

Full details for my upcoming talk on rqlite to the Carnegie Mellon Database Group are now available.

I will discuss rqlite goals, design, and implementation, with particular reference to its use of the Raft consensus algorithm, and its embedding of SQLite. I will also discuss rqlite testing, performance, lessons learned during development, and some of its real-world applications.