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nvarchar(99) v nvarchar(max)

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soozhFlag for Sweden asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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Hello,

I have always designed tables using columns that are set to the size i needed.  

However i have been told by a developer that we should just use nvarchar(max) to avoid any problems with column sizes in the future.

What is the thinking here.  Is it a large overhead to use nvarchar(max) on everything?

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