MyISAM Table Storage Formats
MyISAM supports three different storage
formats. Two of them, fixed and dynamic format, are chosen
automatically depending on the type of columns you are using.
The third, compressed format, can be created only with the
When you use
CREATE TABLE or
TABLE for a table that has no
TEXT columns, you can force the table
ROW_FORMAT table option.
You can decompress tables by specifying
See Section 13.1.5, “
CREATE TABLE Syntax”, for information about