O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul Bertucci, Ray Rankins

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Data Types

SQL Server 2008 has an extensive list of data types to choose from, including some that are new to SQL Server 2008. New data types include date, time, datetime2, datetimeoffset, filestream, and geometry. Each data type is geared toward a specific type of data that will be stored in the column. Table 24.1 provides a complete list of the data types available in SQL Server 2008.

Table 24.1 Table Data Types

image

image

image

The data type you select is important ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required