Chapter 9 Language Structure

Table of Contents

9.1 Literal Values
9.1.1 String Literals
9.1.2 Number Literals
9.1.3 Date and Time Literals
9.1.4 Hexadecimal Literals
9.1.5 Boolean Literals
9.1.6 Bit-Field Literals
9.1.7 NULL Values
9.2 Schema Object Names
9.2.1 Identifier Qualifiers
9.2.2 Identifier Case Sensitivity
9.2.3 Mapping of Identifiers to File Names
9.2.4 Function Name Parsing and Resolution
9.3 Reserved Words
9.4 User-Defined Variables
9.5 Expression Syntax
9.6 Comment Syntax

This chapter discusses the rules for writing the following elements of SQL statements when using MySQL: