VARCHAR is a Variable Length string data type.
VARCHAR ( varcharLength )
- varcharLength: Defines the maximum length for a value in this column.
- Variable Length
- Based on varcharLength, where varcharLength is the number of bytes.
Values that are shorter than varcharLength are not padded with spaces to be varcharLength.
varcharLength must be an integer between 1 and 32,672, inclusive, which is the number of bytes.
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