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mysql to mssql

mysql to mssql

mysql to mssql

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

varchar(1) to varchar(2500). majority are varchar(10)

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?


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

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RE: mysql to mssql

That is great, thanks for the clarification :)

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