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SqlDataType Enumeration

The SqlDataType enumeration contains values that are used to specify a SQL Server data type.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

'Declaration
Public Enumeration SqlDataType
'Usage
Dim instance As SqlDataType

Member nameDescription
BigIntA 64-bit signed integer.
BinaryA fixed-length byte array ranging between 1 and 8,000 bytes.
BitAn unsigned bit value that can be 0, 1, or a null reference.
CharA fixed-length byte array of non-Unicode (256 code page) characters ranging between 1 and 8,000 characters.
DateDate object represents any valid Gregorian calendar date between '0001-01-01' CE and '9999-12-31' CE.
DateTimeA DateTime system object value that specifies a date and time between January 1, 1753 and December 31, 9999 to an accuracy of 3.33 milliseconds.
DateTime2DateTime2 is considered an extension of the existing DATETIME object with a large date range and large default fractional precision. Values that represent any valid Gregorian calendar date between ‘0001-01-01’ CE and ‘9999-12-31’ CE combined with any valid time of day based on a 24-hour clock.
DateTimeOffsetDateTimeOffset returns valid Gregorian calendar date between `0001-01-01’ and ‘9999-12-31’ with any valid time of day based on a 24 hour format between ’00:00:00’ and max ’23:59:49.9999999’. Included in the DateTimeOffset is a time zone offset that must be between ‘-14:00’ and ‘+14:00’.
DecimalA fixed precision and fixed scale numeric value between -1038 -1 and +1038 -1.
FloatAn 8-byte floating point number within the range of -1.79E +308 through 1.79E +308.
GeographyGeography spatial type represents data in a round-earth coordinate system. The SQL Server geography data type stores ellipsoidal (round-earth) data, such as GPS latitude and longitude coordinates.. 
GeometryGeometry spatial type represents data in a Euclidean (flat) coordinate system.
HierarchyIdHierarchyID type represents data in a hierarchy structure. For more information, see Tutorial: Using the hierarchyid Data Type
ImageA variable-length byte array ranging from 0 to 231 -1 (or 2,147,483,647) bytes.
IntA 32-bit signed integer.
MoneyA Decimal system object value that specifies a currency value ranging from -263 (or -922,337,203,685,477.5808) to 2 63 -1 (or +922,337,203,685,477.5807) with an accuracy of 1 in 10,000 of a currency unit.
NCharA fixed-length byte array of Unicode characters ranging between 1 and 4,000 characters.
NoneNo data type.
NTextA variable-length byte array of Unicode data with a maximum length of 230 - 1 (or 1,073,741,823) characters.
NumericA fixed precision and fixed scale numeric value between -1038 -1 and +1038 -1.
NVarCharA variable-length byte array of Unicode characters ranging between 1 and 2^63 characters.
NVarCharMaxThe NVARCHAR(MAX) type.
RealA 4-bit floating point number within the range of -3.40E +38 through 3.40E +38.
SmallDateTimeA DataTime system object value that specifies a date and time between January 1, 1900 and June 6, 2079 to an accuracy of one minute.
SmallIntA 16-bit signed integer.
SmallMoneyA Decimal system object value that specifies a currency value ranging from -214,748.3648 to +214,748.3647 with an accuracy of 1 in 10,000 of a currency unit.
SysNameA system name string.
TextA variable-length byte array of non-Unicode (256 code page) data with a maximum length of 231 -1 (or 2,147,483,647) characters.
TimeTime object returns values for any valid time of day based on a 24 hour clock between '00:00:00' and max '23:59:59:9999999'.
TimestampAn automatically generated byte array value, which is guaranteed to be unique within a database.
TinyIntAn 8-bit unsigned integer.
UniqueIdentifierA globally unique identifier (or GUID).
UserDefinedDataTypeA user-defined data type.
UserDefinedTableTypeA SQL Server common language runtime (CLR) user-defined table type.
UserDefinedTypeA SQL Server common language runtime (CLR) user-defined type.
VarBinaryA variable-length byte array ranging between 1 and 2^64 bytes.
VarBinaryMaxA VARBINARY(MAX) type.
VarCharA variable-length byte array of non-Unicode (256 cod epage) characters ranging between 1 and 2^64 characters.
VarCharMaxA VARCHAR(MAX) type.
VariantA special data type that can contain numeric, string, binary, date data, and the SQL Server values Empty and Null. This data type is assumed if no other type is declared.
XmlAn XML data type.

The SqlDataType enumeration class is served by the SqlDataType property.

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