MySQL Group By Having Limit Offset and More!
We’re moving onward in our MySQL Journey! This episode will take a look at many useful features of the language and how you can use them. As always, we’ll simply be operating on the data that we already have in the friends table we’ve been working with so far. We’ll cover features like group by […]
What are MySQL Operators?
MySQL Operators are your friend in fact. In MySQL, just as in all programming languages, we have these nifty little things called operators. Operators are pretty darn important, as they allow us to perform meaningful operations on our data. Some of the MySQL operators include LIKE, LIKE%…%, NOT LIKE, =, !=, REGEXP, REGEXP^…$, NOT REGEXP, […]
Working With Common MySQL String Functions
MySQL has many built in functions for dealing with strings. Many times, we can perform these operations using whatever programming language we happen to be using with MySQL such as PHP. Other times however, it is really helpful to be able to manipulate strings right in our MySQL statements. In this episode we’ll take a […]
MySQL Function Tutorial
It’s been a great MySQL tutorial series so far and now we’re going to dig even further into the language. The introduction to MySQL, data types, declarative nature, and using data manipulation language is a great foundation to start practicing some queries that are just slightly more advanced. Don’t worry, we’re taking baby steps here […]
Getting Started with Data Manipulation Language in MySQL
So far we’ve been hitting what is arguably the more mundane aspects of dealing with Database Administration. This would be the DDL or data definition language portion of working with MySQL. It is by using DDL that we are able to build and modify your databases and tables. Of course this is needed stuff, we […]
Creating Databases and Tables in MySQL
In this MySQL Series, we first have been taking a look at MySQL and SQL in general from a high level view. With the vocabulary, acronyms, and theory now out of the way, we can not focus on putting pen to paper so to speak. This is where the MySQL Rubber hits the road. We’re […]
The Declarative Nature of SQL
We’ve been covering a lot of information about database technology, terms, and ideas so far. Soon we will be diving into using data manipulation language to insert, update, and delete data in various databases we’ll create. Before we get to that point, we need to take a look at a key aspect of the Structured […]