This type has been deprecated in favor of one of it's alternatives. While you should likely still support it, it should not be your first choice if assigning a MIME type.
Instead please use application/vnd.sqlite3

SQLite is a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. The code for SQLite is in the public domain and is thus free for use for any purpose, commercial or private.

Used in file types
  • .db
  • .sqlite
  • .sqlite3
  • .db-wal
  • .sqlite-wal
  • .db-shm
  • .sqlite-shm
This type may also appear as
  • application/vnd.sqlite3
Further reading
  1. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)

  2. Let's Solve the File Format Problem!