I’ve been using this semi-relational, or SemiSQL, if you’d like, approach to SQL since around 2009. At first, I’d store the data as text or longtext types using PHP’s serialize(), but then I quickly moved to JSON.

In late 2015, with MySQL 5.7.8, our prayers were answered and the native…

David Obdržálek

Creative Programmer @ ΔO [deltazero.cz]

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