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mysql to mssql

mysql to mssql

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I have a database that needs moving over to mssql

I have looked around the web about data type differences and there is a lot of conflicting info, so I thought I would ask the experts here.

Looking through the database the data types used are

int(11)
longtext
text
varchar(1) to varchar(2500). majority are varchar(10)
datetime
date
tinyint(1)
tinyint(4)

My plan to move the database was to export as a sql file, find/replace the data types that need to be changed and import into mssql.

Does that sound like a good plan? Do any of the data types above need changing for mssql?

Thanks

RE: mysql to mssql

all those datatypes are okay except LONGTEXT which should be TEXT

however, you must also remove the "length" from the numeric datatypes

int(11) --> int
tinyint(1) --> tinyint
tinyint(4) --> tinyint
etc.

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RE: mysql to mssql

(OP)
That is great, thanks for the clarification :)

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