KWLUG - The Kitchener-Waterloo Linux User Group is a monthly meeting of GNU/Linux, Free Software, Open Source and technology enthusiasts.

Where? When? We meet in Kitchener, Ontario, usually on the first (non-holiday) Monday of the month, beginning at 7pm. (Directions) (Subscribe to monthly meeting announcements)

How much? Our meetings are free of charge and open to anybody with an interest in Linux and/or free software.

What next?

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, November 1, 2021, 7pm

Home Assistant, SQLite

Meeting Date

John Steel will relate his adventures building a privacy-focused Smarthome system with Home Assistant and ZigBee2Mqtt .

Brent Clements will relate his adventures with SQLite. the "self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine".  In addition to  quickly covering what each of those statements means, he will talk about and (to the best of his ability) demonstrate with some examples, how this public domain software tool can be a springboard for rapid development of applications that require fast and  reliable local file access or moderate to large collections of data.