[thelist] mysql table field - storing multiple values

Chris Dorer cdorer at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 08:46:53 CDT 2012


I understand completely as I'm a fan of CMS' and I'm also a Zend FW
developer with a heavy MySQL

(.....and rechecking the first email[ok weird now I get the context, I
never saw the first one come in so I walked right in the middle of the

One of my constructive thoughts this is how CMS's work with relational dbs,
it's a wonder how or why relational dbs can't implement a Data Type of
JSON, because at times it's easier to deal with a JSON-like data type.  At
the cost of poor to no indexing on that field/column.


On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Renoir B. <renoirb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Chris
> Because Joomla! and WordPress uses this sometimes in some fields.
> Since the realm of CMS is to be the most easy to use as possible, every
> layer can make it a barrier to entry. They then limit to relational
> database.
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> 2012/8/24 Chris Dorer <cdorer at gmail.com>
> > I know it's a complete topic on MySQL....  a side wonder, this looks like
> > what MongoDB handles natively.
> >
> > Why is MySQL being used to handle this kind of storage?
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