What is the longest string in Snowflake?

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What is the longest string in Snowflake?

Daniel Steinhold Asked question March 21, 2024
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In Snowflake, the maximum length for a string is 16777216 characters. This limit applies to both VARCHAR and TEXT data types.

However, it's important to note that storing such a long string can have implications on performance and storage. It may also be more difficult to process and manipulate such a large string.

It's recommended to assess the specific use case and determine if such a long string is necessary. In some cases, breaking up the string into smaller chunks or using alternative data types may be more appropriate.

Overall, while Snowflake does allow for very long strings, it's important to consider the potential drawbacks and make an informed decision on the appropriate data type and length for your specific use case.

Daniel Steinhold Changed status to publish March 21, 2024
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