Ok, I know Microsoft isn't big on following laid out standards, but it doesn't stop it from causing headaches. Today I found out that a simple column rename in SQL server is not possible with standard, well documented SQL. alter table tablename change oldname newname varchar (10); Instead I have to use some sort of SQL Server procedure sp_rename sp_rename 'TableName.ColumnName', 'NewColumnName', 'COLUMN'
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