Documentation Home
MySQL HeatWave User Guide
Related Documentation Download this Manual
PDF (US Ltr) - 1.7Mb
PDF (A4) - 1.7Mb

MySQL HeatWave User Guide  /  HeatWave  /  String Column Encoding Reference

2.14 String Column Encoding Reference

HeatWave supports two string column encoding types:

String column encoding is automatically applied when tables are loaded into HeatWave. Variable-length encoding is the default.

To use dictionary encoding, you must define the encoding type explicitly for individual string columns. See Section 2.7.1, “Encoding String Columns”.