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MySQL function returns dates of specified day & between date range

This mysql stored function will return you all the dates between given dates having specified day. In short if you say: give me all Sundays in this month. I have following for you: mysql> select Give_Me_Dates_Days(1,'2012-09-01','2012-10-01') as All_Sundays; +--------------------------------------------------------+ | All_Sundays | +--------------------------------------------------------+ | 2012-09-02,2012-09-09,2012-09-16,2012-09-23,2012-09-30 | +--------------------------------------------------------+ The function parameters are as follows: Give_Me_Dates_Days(DAY_IDENTIFIER,START_DATE,END_DATE) Sunday = 1 (and rest you can figure-out). [ Ofcourse I’ve not done much validations eg. start_date The post MySQL function returns dates of specified day & between date range first appeared on …

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Using MySQL Stored Procedure to create sample data

MySQL stored procedures are programs that are stored and can be executed on the MySQL server. You can call stored procedure from any application over a distributed network. Stored procedures provide a means of interacting in a prescribed way with the database without placing any additional traffic on the network. Here I’m describing a stored procedure that I used to create some sample data.

To learn more about stored procedure checkout this link.

Suppose you may need to create a large number of dataset for a table and your table structure looks like this

  `id` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
  `word` varchar(100) NOT NULL,
  `mean` varchar(300) NOT NULL,
  PRIMARY KEY (`id`)

Now you’ve to add 110000 dummy data to this table. You can dump some dummy data to the table …

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