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Columns Padded with Blanks after Online Migration from MySQL to Oracle (Doc ID 1548909.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 After an online migration from MySQL to Oracle columns are padded with blanks to the length of the column.
For example the returned value is-

"OUR World************************* "

 

when the expected return value is-

“OUR World”

 

=> ************************ are trailing spaces added to the length of the column.

Cause

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