THE SQL Server Blog Spot on the Web

Welcome to - The SQL Server blog spot on the web Sign in | |
in Search

Browse by Tags

All Tags » Design » Best Practices » data types   (RSS)
  • Bad habits to kick : choosing the wrong data type

    In my last post in this series, I talked about the assumptions many people make about IDENTITY columns.  In this post, I want to focus on choosing data types.  There are several areas where I see frequent mistakes in data type choice, and I'll mention a few here. Using CHAR / VARCHAR / INT for date / time values Countless times I have ...
    Posted to Aaron Bertrand (Weblog) by AaronBertrand on October 12, 2009
Privacy Statement