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Just because data is stored as a smartblob not blob, we have to go to a work around solution to get "LENGTH" of blob stored.
By using length(smartblob) the amount of bytes stored in the smartblob should be returned.
The LENGTH function works ...
Allow triggers install/updates without taking an outage for the box
Currently to install new triggers on a table or update triggers on a table requires outage for the box which impacts our end user customer. Our operations are 24X7X365 and don't have any outage window to work with.
I routinely need to clone a Production database (not the whole instance) onto another instance on another machine. Formerly, I used onunload to do this, and worked like a charm. However, onunload does not work with blobs, and after we incorporated...
Option to get a warning if strings are truncated during an insert
There should be an option to get a warning if strings are truncated during an insert. Especially this warning is needed when a string is inserted using the functionality of encyption. If the encrypted string is truncated during insertion, the reco...
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