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Mysql Like Operator is used to compare a part of string using the % wild card character.

Mysql Like Operator

     

Mysql Like Operator is used to compare a part of string using the % wild card character.

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The Tutorial illustrate an example from 'Mysql Like Operator'. This section of tutorial lists  records or rows from the table employee1 where  like column 'name' end with the character '%h'.

'%h' : The '%h'  return the records from table where string end with h character.

The create table helps you to create a table 'employee1' with required fieldname and datatype.

 

 

Query to Create Table named employee1:

mysql>CREATE TABLE employee1 (              
         ->    Empid int(10),         
         ->    name varchar(60),   
         ->    dob date 
         ->  );
 

Query to insert data into Table named employee1:

Now we insert the records into table  'employee1'.

mysql>insert into employee1 values(01,'Girish','2008-12-20');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
mysql>insert into employee1 values(02,'Komal','2008-12-21');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
mysql>insert into employee1 values(03,'vineet','2008-12-21');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
mysql>insert into employee1 values(04,'Amit','2008-12-20');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
mysql>insert into employee1 values(02,'Komal','2008-12-23');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
mysql>insert into employee1 values(02,'Sandeep','2008-12-24');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
mysql>insert into employee1 values(02,'suman','2008-12-25');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
mysql>insert into employee1 values(01,'AAA',' 2008-12-03');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)

 Query to view data of  Table named employee1:

mysql> select * from employee1;
+-------+---------+------------+
| Empid | Name    | DOB        |
+-------+---------+------------+
| 1     | Girish  | 2008-12-20 |
| 2     | Komal   | 2008-12-21 |
| 3     | vineet  | 2008-12-21 |
| 4     | Amit    | 2008-12-20 |
| 2     | Komal   | 2008-12-23 |
| 2     | Sandeep | 2008-12-24 |
| 2     | suman   | 2008-12-25 |
| 1     | AAA     | 2008-12-03 |
+-------+---------+------------+
8 rows in set (0.00 sec)
 

Query to view data from Table named employee1 using like command:

The below Query is used to return the records from table 'employees' in which name end with character '%h'.

mysql> select * from employee1
    -> where name like '%h';

Output:-

+-------+--------+------------+
| Empid | Name   | DOB        |
+-------+--------+------------+
| 1     | Girish | 2008-12-20 |
+-------+--------+------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)
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Posted on: January 17, 2009

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