Mysql Naming Convention

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at
Tue Apr 18 15:23:42 MDT 2006

On Tue, 18 Apr 2006 15:14:10 -0600, "kirk" <kirk at> said:
> I was wondering if there is a mysql naming convention for tables and 
> columns.

Table names should be plural.
Column names should be singular.

(/bites tongue to avoid reacting to someone using "mysql" when he means
"database."  Although I suppose it's good not to confuse the two. :)

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