Problems When Converting Float Values In Double, Precision Not Maintained (Doc ID 2118719.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Describe what can be done after converting existing float-values into double-values with the following command:

Double-values with numeric precision appears which had no numeric precision respectively had fewer numeric precision on float-values.
Float Value 1.01 was converted into Double 1.00999999046326.

to restore its original value while leaving the data type as Double? How to perform this?


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