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How to Perform Instant Schema Changes Such as Instant Add Column in MySQL 8.0.12+? (Doc ID 2430073.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Make a schema change such as adding a column instantly

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Supported Schema Changes for Instant ALTER TABLE
 Requirements and Limitations
 Advantages
 Disadvantages
 How to Perform an instant ALTER TABLE?
 Further Reading
References

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