What if the data you retrieved from the database did not match the data the application claimed to had successfully stored? How comfortable would your organization feel about your skills and the products that are being used to store important information if data integrity was not guaranteed?
MySQL employs a terrible default technique known as silent truncation where the product determines that it knows about your data better than you. Never has the saying “do not assume” because it makes an “ass” out of “u” and “me” been more applicable.
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