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MySql array (workarounds?)
Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Jun 01, 2006 10:27:00
Hi Guys : I wanted to insert a hashtable of name value pairs into mysql.
I know one way of doing this is to do
insert into myTable values (1,'jay'), (2,'jim') , etc...
but Id rather have a mysql stored procedure handle the creation
of this statement (so that
I can avoid having sql in my
Any ideas for a work around ?
Ideally, Id like to insert as a
and have an SP handle the parsing...
Joined: May 26, 2003
Jun 01, 2006 20:04:00
If you really want to use a stored procedure, you could pass two arrays to the stored proc: one with the names and one with the values. Not sure if mySql supports this though.
I think it would be clearer to do this in Java though. You could use a PreparedStatement:
nsert into myTable values (?, ?)
If you use
's batch update, you can still do all the updates in one server roundtrip. Also, you can get the SQL out of the Java code by a putting it in a property file.
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