12.17.4 Creating a Spatially Enabled MySQL Database

12.17.4.1 MySQL Spatial Data Types
12.17.4.2 Creating Spatial Values
12.17.4.3 Creating Spatial Columns
12.17.4.4 Populating Spatial Columns
12.17.4.5 Fetching Spatial Data

This section describes the data types you can use for representing spatial data in MySQL, and the functions available for creating and retrieving spatial values.