Commonly Used Functions

This chapter provides tutorial notes on built-in functions. Topics include commonly used flow control functions, character string functions, numeric functions, data and time functions, the cast function.

Flow Control Functions

Character String Functions

Numeric Functions

Date and Time Functions

Cast Function

Conclusion:

All notes and examples in chapter are tested with MySQL 5.7, 5.6, 5.0 and 4.0 servers.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of SQL

 MySQL Introduction and Installation

 Introduction of MySQL Programs

 Perl Programs and MySQL Servers

 PHP Programs and MySQL Servers

 Java Programs and MySQL Servers

 Datatypes and Data Literals

 Operations and Expressions

 Character Strings and Bit Strings

Commonly Used Functions

 Table Column Types for Different Types of Values

 Using DDL to Create Tables and Indexes

 Using DML to Insert, Update and Delete Records

 Using SELECT to Query Database

 Transaction Management and Isolation Levels

 Locks Used in MySQL

 Defining and Calling Stored Procedures

 Variables, Loops and Cursors Used in Stored Procedures

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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