Documentation

STRING data type

DDL Syntax

STRING

Arguments

Argument Description
STRING Used for STRING, CHAR and VARCHAR data.

Additional information

The STRING data type:

  • has a keyed mutex internal data type
  • works best when:
    • Looking for discrete values,
    • group by where cardinality is low

If data has high cardinality:

  • performance can decrease
  • storage will increase
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