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Q&A Can renaming a MySQL column be sped up by dropping indexes or foreign keys?

I need to rename one column in 170 tables in a MySQL database and its going really slow. The columns all have an index plus a foreign key on them, would dropping the index/temporarily removing the...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by manassehkatz‭