MySQL's new JSON Data Type

San Diego PHP
San Diego PHP
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MySQL 5.7 has several new features including a Native JSON data type. Now you can store JSON documents in your MySQL instances and this talk covers what any PHP Developer needs to know about using it. You will learn how the data is validated, stores in an optimized binary format, the supporting functions to use the JSON information, and how to use generated columns to create SQL compatible indexes.