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Database datatypes

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Created by Steve.Hawkins, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi_ret on Jul 18, 2016

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The following table provides a reference for mapping data types from other databases to PostgreSQL (and to each other).

WHD FrontBase Oracle Open
Base
Postgre
SQL
MySQL SQL Server
PK INTEGER NUMBER int int4 INT int
currency DECIMAL NUMBER money numeric DECIMAL money
datetime TIMESTAMP DATE datetime timestamptz DATETIME datetime
integer INTEGER NUMBER int int4 INT int
pk BLOB BLOB object bytea BLOB varbinary(max)
data BLOB BLOB object bytea LONGBLOB varbinary(max)
text VARCHAR
1000000
CLOB char4000 text TEXT nvarchar(max)
varchar VARCHAR VARCHAR2 char varchar VARCHAR nvarchar
 
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