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PAThs database schema documentation

This section of the PAThs documentation repository provides a complete documentation of PAThs database schema, currently implemented at

If you are looking for the user & reader guide please follow this link.

The current database engine used by PAThs is Sqlite, «a self-contained, high-reliability, embedded, full-featured, public-domain, SQL database engine. SQLite is the most used database engine in the world» ( The DDL describing each table is standard SQL and will work—with minor changes—with other database engines, like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.

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