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More fodder for the ENUM-Bad-Or-Good argument!

I’ve just read this article over on the MySQL Performance Blog, comparing speed of ENUM vs VARCHAR vs Joined Tables.

I like ENUM and find it makes my life a lot easier in a lot of cases (but not all, let’s get that straight – it’s good where it’s appropriate).

Nice to know other people can justify use of it too 😛


  1. Enums bad. That is all.

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