MEDIUMTEXT

String for variable-length text data up to 16,777,215 bytes

See also: Data Types in 10.6 ES, in 10.6 CS, in 10.5 ES, in 10.5 CS, in 10.4 ES, in 10.4 CS, in 10.3 ES, in 10.3 CS, in 10.2 ES, and in 10.2 CS

DETAILS

SYNONYMS

The following are synonyms for MEDIUMTEXT:

  • LONG

  • LONG CHAR VARYING

  • LONG CHARACTER VARYING

  • LONG VARCHAR

  • LONG VARCHARACTER

EXAMPLES

MEDIUMTEXT

Example of MEDIUMTEXT:

CREATE TABLE mediumtext_example (
  description VARCHAR(20),
  example MEDIUMTEXT
);
INSERT INTO mediumtext_example VALUES
  ('Normal foo', 'foo'),
  ('Trailing spaces foo', 'foo      '),
  ('NULLed', NULL),
  ('Empty', ''),
  ('Maximum', RPAD('', 16777215, 'x'));
SELECT description, LENGTH(example) AS length
  FROM mediumtext_example;
+---------------------+----------+
| description         | length   |
+---------------------+----------+
| Normal foo          |        3 |
| Trailing spaces foo |        9 |
| NULLed              |     NULL |
| Empty               |        0 |
| Maximum             | 16777215 |
+---------------------+----------+

Data too long

When SQL_MODE is strict (default) a value is considered "too long" when its length exceeds the size of the data type, and an error is generated.

Example of data too long behavior for MEDIUMTEXT:

INSERT INTO mediumtext_example VALUES
  ('Overflow', RPAD('', 16777216, 'x'));
ERROR 1406 (22001): Data too long for column 'example' at row 1

CHANGE HISTORY

Release Series

History

10.6 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.6.4-1.

10.6 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.6.0.

10.5 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.5.3-1.

10.5 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.5.0.

10.4 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4.6-1.

10.4 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.4.0.

10.3 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.3.16-1.

10.3 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.3.0.

10.2 Enterprise

  • Present starting in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.2.25-1.

10.2 Community

  • Present starting in MariaDB Community Server 10.2.0.

EXTERNAL REFERENCES