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The importance of column data types

When I deliver my basic database design lecture I always emphasize the importance of considering the appropriate data type for a column. This is a big decision that can be extremely difficult to change at a later date as this article shows

1 Comment

  1. Adam Isherwood

    Is it dumb to suggest
    UPDATE table SET idField = idField – 2000000

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