Getting An Error: "Bigger Type Length Than Maximum" When Trying To Query Mysql Data (Doc ID 1345816.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version: 3.0 and later   [Release: 3 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

"Bigger type length than Maximum" when trying to query MySQL data from SQL Developer.

Retrieval of data works fine in SQLPlus:
SQL> select <Column> from test@MySql;

But running the same query in SQL Developer is failing:
SQL> select <Column> from test@MySql;
Error report :
SQL-Error: Bigger type length than Maximum

Cause

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