From version 5.7 MySQL stops supporting zeros value in date / datetime. If you have those values in your database you get errors for queries, like group by. Also you are not able to insert zero dates...
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Query languages are computer languages used to make queries into databases and information systems.
21 Sep, 2016
If you need to show user different content whether a table is empty or not. So you would need to count table rows for that. Counting every row will iterate through the table rows and is really slow....
25 Apr, 2016
Group by date when using datetime datatype. In this snippet the grouping is used to pull out monthly statistics. The query is pretty much self explanatory. Group by in mysql can help you to bring...
14 Mar, 2014
Using this the query in this snippet enables you to convert character set to utf8. This works in mysql or mysql like database, drop-in databases like mariadb for an example.
9 Nov, 2013
Snippet showing, how to do string replace in MySQL. In this example we update a field with the same field content except we run it through string replace. This is the same as find...
8 Nov, 2013
This snippet shows you how to drop all tables from database in mysql. Unsing drop database will just delete the database and later you just recreate it with create database query.
22 Jul, 2013
Full guide for MySQL joins. Visual data and query examples should make the subject perfectly clear or you can bookmark it as a good reference. So here it is, the visual representation of sql (mysql)...
10 Jul, 2013
This snippet shows you how to select discinct first letters of titles. After getting the first letters you might want to transliterate the characters, you can do it in mysql by custom function where...
5 May, 2013
Sometimes when you import lines from txt files you might get \r in the end of lines. When you think it's easier to remove trailing carriage returns than reimporting then you can use this query.
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