Re: SQL Humor

From: David Cressey <>
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 05:59:18 GMT
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"AK" <AK_TIREDOFSPAM_at_hotmail.COM> wrote in message
> changing a varchar(9) to varchar(10) is supposed to be a snap.
> I would not be that optimistic about a change from char(9) to char(10)

This is DBMS dependent. In Rdb/VMS you can make such an alteration without so much as closing the database.
The lock manager serializes it just like any other change. Received on Sat Aug 27 2005 - 07:59:18 CEST

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