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how to use sql in php

Discussion in 'MySQL' started by anchitjindal07, Aug 28, 2009.

  1. anchitjindal07

    anchitjindal07 New Member

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    Sql is used for creating databases which consists of tables. But what ot do if we want to store some data which is in the form of paragraph of text....... For eg if we want to store contents of 'about us' page of a website in database what we will do
     
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    Depending on the text size you can use any of the below

    TINYBLOB, TINYTEXT - L + 1 bytes, where L < 28
    BLOB, TEXT - L + 2 bytes, where L < 216
    MEDIUMBLOB, MEDIUMTEXT - L + 3 bytes, where L < 224
    LONGBLOB, LONGTEXT - L + 4 bytes, where L < 232

    For more on Datatypes in MySQL, refer this
    http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/storage-requirements.html
     

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