SQL Server Forums
Profile | Register | Active Topics | Members | Search | Forum FAQ
 
Register Now and get your question answered!
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

 All Forums
 SQL Server 2005 Forums
 Transact-SQL (2005)
 Saving Definition Changes to tables with large amo
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  

magmo
Aged Yak Warrior

519 Posts

Posted - 11/08/2013 :  14:10:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi

I have a table with a large amount of data, I try to make a Bigint column a primary key and also "is identity" using sql server manager, but I get a "Saving Definition Changes to tables with large amounts of data" warning and then a timeout error. How can I get around this?

visakh16
Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

India
52317 Posts

Posted - 11/10/2013 :  01:48:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
instead try to do it from wizard try using ALTER TABLE syntax in ssms

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SQL Server MVP
http://visakhm.blogspot.com/
https://www.facebook.com/VmBlogs
Go to Top of Page

magmo
Aged Yak Warrior

519 Posts

Posted - 11/11/2013 :  01:40:29  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by visakh16

instead try to do it from wizard try using ALTER TABLE syntax in ssms

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SQL Server MVP
http://visakhm.blogspot.com/
https://www.facebook.com/VmBlogs





Yes that worked much better, thanks!
Go to Top of Page
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Jump To:
SQL Server Forums © 2000-2009 SQLTeam Publishing, LLC Go To Top Of Page
This page was generated in 0.08 seconds. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000