MSdatatype_mappings (Transact-SQL)


Applies To: SQL Server

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 nameData typeDescription
dbms_namenvarchar(128)Is the name of the DBMS. Below are the possible values and their descriptions.

 MSSQLSERVER: The destination is a SQL Server database.
ORACLE: The destination is an Oracle database.
DB2: The destination is an IBM DB2 database.
SYBASE: The destination is a Sybase database.
sql_typenvarchar(128)Is the SQL Server data type.
dest_typenvarchar(128)Is the name of the non-SQL Server data type.
dest_precbigintIs the precision of the non-SQL Server data type.
dest_create_paramsintInternal use only.
dest_nullablebitIs if the non-SQL Server data type supports a NULL value.

Heterogeneous Database Replication
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