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Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

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Cannot insert or update a row because total variable column size, including overhead, is %d bytes more than the limit.

The maximum variable column size is more than that allowed by the schema. Error 611 is returned when the variable column is over the limit in the fixed case when vardecimal storage format is enabled, or when the variable column size is over the limit allowed in SQL Server 2016 for a compressed data record.

Reduce the size of the record.

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