Database.Alter Method ()
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)
Updated text: 17 July 2006
The Alter method updates any changes that have been made to the properties of the Database object since the Database object was created or since the last Alter statement. The modifications are combined and sent to the instance of SQL Server in a single network trip to the instance of SQL Server.
This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.
'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server. Dim srv As Server srv = New Server 'Define a Database object variable by supplying the server and the database name arguments in the constructor. Dim db As Database db = New Database(srv, "Test_SMO_Database") 'Create the database on the instance of SQL Server. db.Create() 'Reference the database and display the date when it was created. db = srv.Databases("Test_SMO_Database") Console.WriteLine(db.CreateDate) 'Remove the database. db.Drop()