This post has “strings attached: for a good reason. We are going to explore deep into SQL VARCHAR, the data type that deals with strings.
Also, this is “for your eyes only” because without strings, there will be no blog posts, web pages, game instructions, bookmarked recipes, and a lot more for our eyes to read and enjoy. We deal with a gazillion strings every day. So, as developers, you and I are responsible for making this sort of data efficient to store and access.
With this in mind, we will cover what matters best for storage and performance. Enter the do’s and don’ts for this data type.Read More