Changing Table Schema - what goes behind the scenes

August 3, 2009

[From SQL Server Central]

Getting the database schema right is the most important part of any database design/development cycle. However change is law of nature. Things do get change over time as new requirements emerge and we always don't have luxury of redesigning the whole thing. So in my opinion knowing how to handle database schema changes is also very important.

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