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From:Michael Widenius Date:April 6 1999 9:47am
Subject:varchar vs text
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>>>>> "Sasha" == Sasha Pachev <sasha@stripped> writes:

Sasha> Is there any difference in performance between varchar
Sasha> and text?

Hi!

Yes;  VARCHAR is slower.

This is documented in the MySQL manual; Search after 'fixed size
rows'!

Regards,
Monty
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