In this chapter we took a quick look at the built-in functions
that you can use in your stored programs. In general, these are the
same functions that you can use in standard MySQL. The only exception
is that you cannot use aggregate functions that might be used in SQL
statements that include a
We did not want to bulk up this book with verbose descriptions of every single function supported by MySQL. For functions not listed—or for those that received only cursory treatment in this chapter—refer to the MySQL Reference Manual available online (http://dev.mysql.com/doc/ ).