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Generated (Virtual) Columns in MySQL 5.7 (labs)

MySQL Performance Blog - Wed, 29/04/2015 - 10:00am

About 2¬†weeks ago Oracle published the MySQL 5.7.7-labs-json version which includes a very interesting feature called “Generated columns” (also know as Virtual or Computed columns). MariaDB has a similar feature as well:¬†Virtual (Computed) Columns. The idea is very simple: if we store a column [crayon-55426e54a9366708779943/] in our table we may want to filter or group […]

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