Category: SQL

User Authentication with MySQL Stored Routines

User Authentication with MySQL Stored Routines

Making MySQL Do More The standard approach to authentication systems in web development is simple: store your confidential data in a database, pull the needed data from said database and let your chosen language/framework (PHP, Ruby, Python, etc.) do the work. What many programmers don’t realize is that MySQL is capable of so much more than …

A Beginner’s Introduction to SQL & MySQL

Introduction to SQL and MySQL

Your Data Lives Somewhere Databases, and the very definition of one come in all shapes and sizes. But ultimately every definition has the same roots: a system with which data can be stored persistently and reliably. Persistence (it’s not lost when the application closes or the machine shuts down) and reliability (you will be able to retrieve as needed …

Stored Routines: Word Filtering Inside the Database

MySQL Stored Routines

Please note: This article was written in late 2010.  Before MariaDB.  Before MySQL 5.5 even released.  What you read below may no longer work, or require modifications to make work. MySQL Stored Routines: Another Useful Scenario In a past guide I discussed MySQL stored routines within MySQL. Now I’m back with another guide on MySQL stored routines. …