SQL and other databases

Peter Haworth pete at mollysrevenge.com
Mon Mar 21 11:34:34 CDT 2011


Bob,
I'm about to make the leap from sqlite to mySQL so I'm very interested in the differences you mentioned.  I think I've seen some of them in posts on the list here but any chance you could summarise them?  I guess I am expecting some functional improvements in mySQL over sqlite since sqlite advertises itself as a subset of the sql standards but it sounds like you've found some syntactical differences as well.

Pete Haworth

On Mar 21, 2011, at 9:19 AM, Bob Sneidar wrote:

> I have encountered a number of differences in different engines relating to syntax, when to use regular quotes, when to use sequel quotes, what column types can or cannot be enumerated, etc. 




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