Simple key => value store based on SQLite3

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Language: PHP

v0.3.0 2013-09-26 19:14 UTC


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NoSQLite is simple key-value store using SQLite as raw data store. Mainly for small project where MySQL is too heavy and files are too ugly.


  • PHP >=5.3.2
    • PDO (by default as of PHP 5.1.0)
    • PDO_SQLITE (by default as of PHP 5.1.0)

Installing via Composer

Get composer and add following lines to composer.json:

    "require": {
        "mthenw/nosqlite": "*@stable"


  1. Create stores' manager (file will be created if not exists)

    $nsql = new NoSQLite\NoSQLite('mydb.sqlite');
  2. Get store

    $store = $nsql->getStore('movies');
  3. Set value in store (key and value max length are limited by SQLite TEXT datatype)

    $store->set(uniqid(), json_encode(array('title' => 'Good Will Hunting', 'director' => 'Gus Van Sant'));
  4. Get value from store (will be created if not exists)

  5. Get all values

  6. Delete all values

  7. Iterate through store (Store implements Iterator interface)

    foreach($store as $key => $value)
  8. Get number of values in store (Store implements Countable interface)



Tests are written in PHPUnit which is required as a dev package in composer.json. For running test use


or simply

make test