Limit Database Results

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  • 0:05
    with Leanna Pelham
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    Our app would be a little more fun to play with if we
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    had some more interesting pets in our pet table.
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    So I made a file with some SQL queries
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    that inserts some new furry friends.
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    Open up the resources/ episode 3/pets.sql file.
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    Truncate is the MySQL keyword you use when you want to empty a table.
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    It's handy when you're developing, but try
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    not to use this on the production database.
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Limit Database Results


As we add more pets to the database, our query is going to return a lot of results. In this tutorial we'll take a look at how to control the number of results we get back from our query using LIMIT. We'll also end up introducing a security hole in our code, which we're going to correct later in this series.

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