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Re: Storing multiple value field in a MySQL database

by erix (Vicar)
on Nov 26, 2013 at 20:43 UTC ( #1064473=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Storing multiple value field in a MySQL database

ISTM you need an array data type like more advanced databases (than Oracle's MySQL) have. I'm a bit surprised that MySQL doesn't have them (yet).

According to Oracle's MySQL website:

MySQL will implement a data type, ARRAY, to store variable-sized arrays, in compliance with Standard SQL (SQL:2003) array functionality.

So for an array datatype you have to wait, or switch to a more flexible RDBMS. (I'm pretty sure that Oracle too has had Arrays for a long time, since version 7 or so)


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