Add TINYINT to Doctrine SQL types

Following Symfony doc, I tried to add TINYINT as entity column type. So far it works well, but two problem remain… Each time I want to perform a migration, Doctrine can’t reconize TINYINT for the …

Object-Relational Mapping vs Database Abstraction Layer

I’m using Doctrine which provides both ORM and DBAL. What is difference between them? How should one decide when to use which?