How to rename a column in a database table using SQL

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If I want to rename a column in an SQL database using SQL without changing any datatype, how should I proceed?

Is it possible to do the same, if yes please give me a solution. It is regarding any database in SQL Server.
Feb 9, 2022 in Database by Vaani
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For SQL Server, use sp_rename

USE AdventureWorks;
GO
EXEC sp_rename 'Customers.CustomerTerritory.TerritoryID', 'TerrID', 'COLUMN';
GO

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answered Feb 9, 2022 by Neha
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