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Does A Long Running ALTER TABLE DDL Statement Spawn Single Large Transaction in Group Replication? (Doc ID 2699700.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

ALTER TABLE operation (e.g. changing the column data type) on a very large table can take very long time. Does it spawn single large transaction in Group Replication which can cause communication issues between nodes?

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