These questions are prompted because the LONG datatype is extremely inflexible and is subject to a number of restrictions.
In fact, it's fair to say that there isn't much we can do with a LONG value once it has been inserted into a table.
6.2.8 Is it possible to call a UNIX command from within a stored procedure or a trigger?
The following code snippet should be compared with the example using a characteristic function given below .
As objects grow they take chunks of additional storage that are composed of contiguous data blocks.