How To Pass List In Mysql Query

MySQL is a popular open-source relational database management system (RDBMS) that uses SQL (Structured Query Language) to manage its data. In this tutorial, we will learn how to pass a list as a parameter in a MySQL query.

This is helpful when you want to filter or update multiple rows in a table at once. We will be using the Python programming language and the PyMySQL library to execute our MySQL queries.

Step 1: Create a table and insert values

Create a MySql table and insert records for employees.

Step 2: Connect to the MySQL Database

Before we can execute any queries, we need to establish a connection to our MySQL database. You can do this with the following code:

Step 3: Define the List and Create the IN Clause

Let’s create a list of values that we want to use in our MySQL query. After that, we will create a string representation of the IN clause to include these values in our query:

Step 4: Execute the MySQL Query

Now that we have our IN clause, we can incorporate it into a query. In this example, we will select all rows from the “employees” table where the “id” field matches any value in the list:

Step 5: Process the Query Result

Finally, let’s process the output and print the result:

Step 6: Close the Connection

After executing the query and processing the results, don’t forget to close the connection to the MySQL database:

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In this tutorial, we have learned how to pass a list as a parameter in a MySQL query using Python and the PyMySQL library. This technique can be applied to various types of queries, making it easier to work with multiple values in a single query. Ensure you have closed the connection after processing the results to avoid any potential issues.