CHECKSUM TABLE Shows Different Results for Identical Tables with Floating Point Columns (Doc ID 1573648.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Floating-Point Types are numeric types storing approximate value - FLOAT, DOUBLE

Symptoms

CHECKSUM TABLE statement shows different outputs for identical data in identical tables containing floating point columns (FLOAT, DOUBLE).

Cause

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