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Sorting a MySQL string column as a number

Created On: 01 Jul, 2017: 11:40:59 - Tags : database management


To sort a MySQL string column containing a number we can use the SUBSTRING and CAST functions. The SUBSTRING function should extract the numbers inside the string. The CAST function will convert the extracted string to a number.

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