Length of Table and Column Descriptors

Length of Table and Column Descriptors

What is the length of a table name or a column name?I know that for some engines it is 18 characters.Is this a SQL limitation or engine limitation ?

This is a limitation of the database server. There is no limitationspecified by the SQL-92 standard.


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