"Sancar Saran" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > On Sunday 04 March 2007 23:04, Sancar Saran wrote: >> Hi, >> >> I want to know is there any db server around there for store php arrays >> natively. >> >> Regards >> >> Sancar > Thanks for responses, it seems I have to give more info about situation. > > In my current project, we had tons of arrays. They are very deep and > unpredictable nested arrays. > > Currently we are using serialize/unserialize and it seems it comes with > own > cpu cost. Xdebug shows some serializing cost blips. Sure it was not SO BIG > deal (for now of course). > > My db expertise covers a bit mysql and mysql does not have any array type > field (enum just so simple).
Wrong! Take a look at the SET datatype http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/set.html. This allows you to have an array of values in a single field, and the user can select any number of them. -- Tony Marston http://www.tonymarston.net http://www.radicore.org > I just want to know is there any way to keep array data type natively in a > sql > field. > > Regards. > > Sancar -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php