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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 17 1999 1:44am
Subject:Re: keeping order of insertion.
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At 7:30 PM -0500 5/16/1999, Carlos Paz wrote:
>Hi there folks!
>I´m stuck in a situation that requires to keep the order of insertion of
>the data. I tried to do this with mysql, but unfortunately it keeps
>fetching the rows in no particular order.
>I´m aware there is a common workaround, but I wouldn´t like to add a row
>and sort it (unnecesary overhead), and I might be wrong, but I think
>that 'one of the rules' in a database system is to respect the insertion
>sequence of data if no particular order is specified.

Why do you think that?

Does any relational database guarantee such a property?

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Northern League Chronicles:
keeping order of insertion.Carlos Paz17 May
  • Re: keeping order of insertion.Paul DuBois17 May