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MSdatatype_mappings (Transact-SQL)

The MSdatatype_mappings view maps SQL Server data types to data types used by non-SQL Server database management systems (DBMS). This table is stored in the msdb database.

Column name

Data type

Description

dbms_name

nvarchar(128)

Is the name of the DBMS, and can be one of the following values:

ValueDescription
MSSQLSERVERThe destination is a SQL Server database.
ORACLEThe destination is an Oracle database.
DB2The destination is an IBM DB2 database.
SYBASEThe destination is a Sybase database.

sql_type

nvarchar(128)

Is the SQL Server data type.

dest_type

nvarchar(128)

Is the name of the non-SQL Server data type.

dest_prec

bigint

Is the precision of the non-SQL Server data type.

dest_create_params

int

Internal use only.

dest_nullable

bit

Is if the non-SQL Server data type supports a NULL value.

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