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Approximate Data types

By lalit y 2015/02/16 | Category: t-sql
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The Number that shouldn't be a number

Gail Shaw is often left bewildered by the weird and wonderful data types people choose for their tables, when storing something as simple as a telephone number or a date.  Read more...
By Gail Shaw 2015/02/02 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Identity Data Types

By Steve Jones 2015/01/13 | Category: t-sql
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All datatypes basics in SQL Server 2008R2.

What is completed datatypes in sqlserver and how it works in Real time.  Read more...
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13 Questions about SQL Server Data Types You were Too Shy to Ask

Although SQL Data Types seem to cause a lot of grief for database developers and can be tricky in their use, we seem to be expected to know all about them, and so it is embarrassing to ask questions about them in forums. Rob Sheldon continues in his mission to answer all those questions that we hesitate to ask.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/07/21 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: data types
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Casting and Data Type Conversion

By Jason Whitish 2014/07/15 | Category: cast
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SSIS Column Export

By Andy Warren 2014/07/09 | Category: integration services (ssis)
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Comparing Different Data Types

Comparing columns of different data types can be a drain on resources, as well as our sanity. This is a look into a few strategies for dealing with implicit conversions.  Read more...
By Edward Pollack 2014/05/19 | Source: | Category: data types
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Filetable paths

By Steve Jones 2014/05/13 | Category: filetable
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Datatypes In Your Mind

By Andy Warren 2014/05/06 | Category: data types
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Identify Column Data Types

Use the following queries to list a result set of all column data types to any specified database. In the 2nd query, you will see a result set based on all text based data type columns in your database (XML data type not included). Modify accordingly.  Read more...
By Rich Yarger 2014/04/07 | Source: | Category: data types
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Filestream data

By Steve Jones 2013/09/27 | Category: filestream
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Security for SQL Server User Defined Data Types

I have a group of developers that I support and they are reporting they cannot see columns within their tables. I have granted them db_datareader permissions which is a standard at my company for QA environments. Why can't they see their column definitions? Check out this tip to learn more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/07/12 | Source: | Category: data types
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Converting Large Object Data Types

Eliminate pesky legacy TEXT, NTEXT and IMAGE data types with this handy script.  Read more...
By Othman Hack 2013/05/14 | Source: | Category: data types
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Data Type

By Yogesh Kumar 2013/05/10 | Category: null
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Exploring the Varbinary Type

A brief look at the Varbinary data type and its uses in SQL Server for beginners.  Read more...
By Timothy A Wiseman 2013/02/07 | Source: | Category: data types
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Despite NTEXT and TEXT being deprecated in SQL Server for some time they are still both used in production systems. In this article, I will briefly demonstrate the difference between a VARCHAR (MAX), NVARCHAR (MAX) and the NTEXT data types, and the impact on performance from using NTEXT/TEXT.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/01/21 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: t-sql
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SQL Server Data Type Precedence

I am executing a simple query/stored procedure from my application against a large table and it's taking a long time to execute. The column I'm using in my WHERE clause is indexed and it's very selective. The search column is not wrapped in a function so that's not the issue. What could be going wrong?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/09/04 | Source: | Category: data types
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Data Types

A list of SQL Server 2008 R2 Data Types and Storage Sizes.  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2012/02/22 | Source: | Category: sql server 2008 r2
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Exact and Approximate

By Paul White 2012/01/03 | Category: data types
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