This task is a meta-task for "JSON support". Details are in the linked tasks.
- MySQL-5.7 has JSON support in the above sense
- Facebook has a DocStore-patch implementing JSON support in the above sense, which is incompatible with MySQL-5.7 implementation
- We have Dynamic columns that can be used as a backing store for the JSON data (when
- Pluggable data types (
MDEV-4912) might help here
- There's an SQL standard early draft related to JSON support in SQL