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MySQL Workbench (WB) Cannot Synchronize Model With Database When Using JSON Data Types (Doc ID 2252913.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.3 to 8.0 [Release 6.3 to 8.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using MySQL WorkBench 6.3, when attempting to synchronize the data model with the database with an existing table that contains a JSON field the data model tries to create the table instead of altering the table.

Use case:

  1. Create table with JSON data type in data modeler and database.
  2. Synchronize model under database >> synchronize model
  3. Pick schema
  4. Observe the modeler does not see that the table exists which already exists on the database




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