What is the maximum length of data we can put in a TEXT column in MySQL?

As we know TEXT data objects are useful for storing long-form text strings. The different TEXT objects offer a range of storage space from 255 bytes to 4 Gb. The following table shows the storage of different kinds of TEXT data type −

Type of BLOB
Maximum amount of Data that can be stored
Up to 255 bytes
1 byte
Up to 64 Kb
2 bytes
Up to 16 Mb
3 bytes
Up to 4 Gb
4 bytes

Updated on: 20-Jun-2020

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