Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Lecture

SQLite: What is it and why did it do so well?

February 14, -
Speaker(s): Richard Hipp


Join the students in CS 342 for a talk by CS alumni. A reception with refreshments will follow the talk.


This is a free, in-person session, but registration is required:

Speaker Bio

Richard Hipp is an entrepreneur and software developer who received his PhD from Duke CS. He leads a small international team of programmers who manage and support various open source software projects including SQLite, Fossil, Pikchr, and Althttpd. Hipp is most famous as the creator of SQLite, an embedded SQL database engine that is heavily used in almost all modern electronic gadgets. Hipp has received multiple awards for SQLite and has been invited to speak about SQLite at universities and research centers around the world, including Google, Microsoft, Huawei, MIT, Harvard, NYU, CMU, IIT Kharagpur, and Polytechnika Gdanska.

Hipp is married to noted musician and educator Ginger Wyrick and lives in Charlotte, NC.


Amy Peters