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How to add a column to a big table on a live database instance (Doc ID 2214198.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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 Adding a column by means of ALTER TABLE...ADD COLUMN
 Adding a column by means of manual procedure

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