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Random DEFAULT string for a column using CASE and NEWID

By Bill Leung,

The script is self-explanatory. It can be expanded to more random strings by using a different modulo. Using a RAND() is no good if you were to load data with a single SELECT INTO or bcp because the same random seed is used.

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