Larger Size Of ARCHIVE Table After Storing AES Encrypted Values In UTF8 TEXT Column

(Doc ID 2341850.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2017

Applies to:

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

Goal

Find out why does an ARCHIVE table that previously stored plain text grow so much in size after the plain text is encrypted with AES?
 

Solution

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