Character Strings and Bit Strings
This chapter provides tutorial notes on character strings and bit strings. Topics include character string operations and functions; bit string operations and functions.
Operations and Functions for Character Strings
Operations and Functions for Bit Strings
- A character string is a sequence of characters chosen from a predefined character set.
- A bit string is a sequence of bits, each having the value of 0 or 1.
- Concatenations, "||" operations, work on both character strings and bit strings.
All notes and examples in chapter are tested with MySQL 8.0, 5.7, 5.6, 5.0 and 4.0 servers.
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