Using JSON in MySQL 5.7
In my previous blog post, I’ve looked into MySQL 5.7.12 Document Store. This is a brand new feature in MySQL 5.7, and many people are asking when do I need or want to use the JSON or Document Store interface?
Storing data in JSON may be quite useful in some cases, for example:
- You already have a JSON (i.e., from external feeds) and need to store it anyway. Using the JSON datatype will be more convenient and more efficient.
- For the Internet of Things, specifically, when storing events from …