Hang on! That’s not SQLite! Chrome, Electron and LevelDB

SQLite has become a ubiquitous data storage format for digital forensic practitioners to consider. First popularised by smartphone platforms it now forms part of almost every investigation in one form or another. SQLite’s ubiquity was built upon the growing market share of the platforms that used it extensively so it’s interesting to ask the question: what’s the next platform, and what’s the next data format?