Category Archives: JSON

Inline JSON Path Expressions in MySQL 5.7

MySQL 5.7.9 has a new feature, that simplifies queries that deal with JSON data and makes more human-readable: inlined JSON path expressions. Now you can do following:

Let’s take a closer look at the expression in the WHERE clause.…

JSON Labs Release: JSON Functions, Part 2 — Querying JSON Data

The MySQL 5.7.7 JSON Lab release introduces a native JSON datatype. In part 1 of this blog post series, Rick Hillegas introduced the new functions for creating and manipulating JSON documents using the new native JSON data type. In this blog post we will be using some of the same sample tables and JSON documents as in part 1, so it will be helpful to read that blog post now, if you haven’t already.…