April 30, 2010

Maximum Capacity Specification for all editions of SQL Server

While creating a table or a writing a query, many T-SQL Developers and DBA’s often have a confusion with one common question.

What is the maximum size/numbers/bytes that can be stored in a SQL Server column?

Here are three documents from SQL Server BOL containing tables that specify the maximum sizes and numbers of various objects defined in Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 components.

Maximum Capacity Specifications for SQL Server 2000

Maximum Capacity Specifications for SQL Server 2005

Maximum Capacity Specifications for SQL Server 2008

Hope you find them useful!

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1 comment:

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