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CAST and CONVERT (Transact-SQL)
Converts an expression of one data type to another in SQL Server 2012. . Is an optional integer that specifies the length of the target data type. . If the data_type is a fix sized character type and the length of the converted result is less than its .
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int, bigint, smallint, and tinyint
(Less Than or Equal To). <> (Not Equal To) . (Wildcard - Character(s) Not to Match) . Storage size is 4 bytes. The SQL-92 synonym for int is integer. smallint .
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa933198(v=sql.80).aspx


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DB2 10 - DB2 SQL - CHAR
An integer number if the first argument is a small, large, or big integer . character string representation of the argument in the form of an SQL integer constant.
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/dzichelp/v2r2/topic/com.ibm.db2z10.doc.sqlref/src/tpc/db2z_bif_char.htm

CHAR scalar function
>>-CHAR--(--character-expression--+------------+--)------------>< '-,--integer-' . If the length of the character expression is less than the length attribute of the . character string representation of the argument in the form of an SQL integer constant.
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Oracle Data Types
Oracle Datatypes. Data types for Oracle 8 to Oracle 11g.
http://ss64.com/ora/syntax-datatypes.html

SQL Server Helper - Frequently Asked Questions - SQL Server Data ...
Tip of the Day : Convert Oracle String Functions to SQL Server String Functions . If the number of characters entered in a CHAR data type column is less than the . TINYINT, SMALLINT, INT and BIGINT are all the same in the sense that they .
http://www.sql-server-helper.com/faq/data-types-p01.aspx

sql - Converting int value to a char that is too small - Stack Overflow
Try the following on MSSQL 2005: select convert(char(2), 123) . Microsoft's convert/cast page seems to indicate that you can cast to nchar(2) if .
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3149740/converting-int-value-to-a-char-that-is-too-small

PL/SQL Data Types
The CHAR data type has one predefined subtype in both PL/SQL and SQL— . Thus, PL/SQL optimizes smaller VARCHAR2 variables for performance and larger ones for . For calculations outside the PLS_INTEGER range, use INTEGER , a .
http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E11882_01/appdev.112/e17126/datatypes.htm

SQL Data Types for MS Access, MySQL, and SQL Server
Integer, Allows whole numbers between -32768 and 32767, 2 bytes. Long, Allows . CHAR(size), Holds a fixed length string (can contain letters, numbers, and special characters). . FLOAT(size,d), A small number with a floating decimal point.
http://www.w3schools.com/sql/sql_datatypes.asp?output=print

Data Conversion in SQL Server
Jan 6, 2011 . In this example, I've configured the @Val1 variable with the CHAR data . If you mix data types such as INT and VARCHAR, SQL Server will always . to a data type of a smaller size, the database engine truncates the value.
http://www.simple-talk.com/sql/t-sql-programming/data-conversion-in-sql-server/


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Data Types
A small integer (SMALLINT) is a 2-byte integer SQL data type that can be declared in COBOL . Fixed-length character strings (CHAR) are SQL data types with a .
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Arithmetic and character expressions - Transact-SQL User's Guide
Chapter 1 SQL Building Blocks . Modulo finds the integer remainder after a division involving two whole numbers. . Not less than (Transact-SQL extension) .
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SQL Server Data Types Reference - ConnectionStrings.com
An easy reference of every data type for SQL Server 2000, 2005 .
http://www.connectionstrings.com/Articles/Show/sql-server-data-type-reference

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Datatypes In SQLite Version 3
Most SQL database engines (every SQL database engine other than SQLite, as far as . (As an internal optimization, small floating point values with no fractional . A column whose declared type is "CHARINT" will match both rules 1 and 2 but .
http://sqlite.org/datatype3.html

SQL Server Performance Tips and Guidelines - CodeProject®
Jan 11, 2008 . Integer values use less overhead than character values. . SQL Server can often search through a unique index faster than a non-unique index.
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/22853/SQL-Server-Performance-Tips-and-Guidelines

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SQL SERVER – Convert Text to Numbers (Integer) – CAST and ...
Jul 7, 2007 . How to convert text to integer in SQL? . CONVERT(CHAR, @m,103) . to get the output ( i required step by step) small small tags which i can .
http://blog.sqlauthority.com/2007/07/07/sql-server-convert-text-to-numbers-integer-cast-and-convert/

CAST and CONVERT (Transact-SQL)
Jul 17, 2006 . (Less Than or Equal To) (Transact-SQL) . (Not Less Than) (Transact-SQL) . _ ( Wildcard - Match One Character) (Transact-SQL) . as trying to convert a character expression that includes letters to an int, SQL Server returns .
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187928(v=sql.90).aspx

TSQL Solutions - Character replacements in t-SQL
Character replacements in t-SQL . When the data set if small, in many cases, one can easily fix by a one time cleanup code snippet, but for larger sets one will .
http://www.projectdmx.com/tsql/strcleanup.aspx

Data Types in SQL Server 2008 — DatabaseJournal.com
Dec 5, 2008 . Don Schlichting compares and contrasts the various SQL Server 2008 Data Types. . There are two primary reasons for trying to “right size” the Int type . So the Char column uses 50 bytes per entry regardless of how small or .
http://www.databasejournal.com/features/mssql/article.php/3788256/Data-Types-in-SQL-Server-2008.htm

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