SQLite Pragma Cheatsheet for Performance and Consistency

TL;DR When Opening the DB PRAGMA journal_mode = wal; -- different implementation of the atomicity properties PRAGMA synchronous = normal; -- synchronise less often to the filesystem PRAGMA foreign_keys = on; -- check foreign key reference, slightly worst performance and check user_version, possibly with a library. When Closing the DB PRAGMA analysis_limit=400; -- make sure pragma optimize does not take too long PRAGMA optimize; -- gather statistics to improve query optimization Introduction SQL pragma are statements (like SELECT … or CREATE TABLE …) that change the database behaviors or call a special functions....

May 7, 2021 · 5 min