The EAV Database ModelPosted: March 2, 2012 11:40 AM CST by Michael
I've been doing a bit of research lately into different design patterns and models for both PHP and MySQL. One that I came across for MySQL that I was unfamiliar with was the EAV model. I didn't have a firm grasp of the EAV model, so I read up a bit on it and can now share what I've learned with you.
What is the EAV model? EAV stands for entity-attribute-value. The idea ... continue reading