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Recovering temporal types in MySQL 5.6: TIME, TIMESTAMP and DATETIME

 | July 16, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

MySQL 5.6 introduces a new feature – microseconds resolution in some temporal types. As of 5.6.4 TIME, TIMESTAMP and DATETIME can have a fractional part. To create a field with subseconds you can specify precision in brackets: TIME(3), DATETIME(6) etc. Obviously, the new feature requires the format change. All three types may now have a […]

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