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bshkris

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:25 pm    Post subject: BLOB data type
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Hi,
I have a requirement to change a column length. The coloumn data type is BLOB. Currently it has length of 2 MB. Now i want to increase to 5MB.
I know we can increase the size, but what will happen to existing data. Do it need any conversion to place into new coloumn?
Please suggest me.

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Hari
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sushanth bobby

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:24 am    Post subject:
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Hari,

BLOB is a varying-length string, so i don't think there will be a problem in increasing the size. So, nothing will happen to the existing data.

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Sushanth
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