RES: [Bioperl-l] Mysql columns and Blast evalues

Alberto Davila davila at
Thu Mar 10 16:36:15 EST 2005

Thanks to all of you guys.

Double unsigned worked very well with me ;-)

Cheers, Alberto

On Thu, 2005-03-10 at 17:58 +0100, hancy wrote:
> I'm using DOUBLE UNSIGNED to store blast evalues in MySQL, which allows 
> you to store 0 and positive values between ~2.2e-308 to 1.8e308.
> Anything with an evalue between 0 and e-308 will be set to 0 
> automatically (it shouldn't be a great loss of information anyway).
> Hope this can help,
> fred.

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