Resizing a Column in a Large TableCommented on: 6 years ago
(October 3, 2007)
I was using the Enterprise Manager to change the column size of two columns from varchar(35) and varchar(50) to varchar(65). The table had around 80 columns and 1.5 million rows and it was running...
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