MySQL BETWEEN Operator Queries – Are they inclusive?

I recently learned of some odd behavior using MySQL BETWEEN operator queries, filtering by a DATETIME column. I wrote about this over on Medium so I am sharing the post for any readers here who are interested…

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While prototyping out a query which retrieves PDF’s stored in the database (check out this post on the intricacies), I learned some interesting aspects of the BETWEEN operator involving DATETIME column values.

I’ll leave it there for now and let you dig into the actual article, Are MySQL BETWEEN Operator Queries Inclusive.

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