SQLite is a lightweight database application that does not use a client/server SQL database. This generally works great with most low to medium traffic websites and should manage well on domains that average 100k hits per day.
SQLite on DreamHost Servers
SQLite is pre-installed on DreamHost Shared, VPS, and Dedicated Servers. View the following article to confirm your server's operating system and SQLite version.
Bindings for C, PHP, Perl, Python, and Ruby are already included with the SQLite service.
How do I use SQLite?
Instructions for creating a SQLite database and writing a basic SQLite program can be found in the official quickstart guide:
Installing a custom version
View the following article for instructions on installing a custom version of SQLite.