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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 Function Name Parsing and Resolution
9.3 Keywords and 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: