This post continues our look at date and time data types in SQL Server. SQL Server 2008 introduced new data types to handle dates and… Read More »Dates and Times in SQL Server: DATETIME2
Phew! There’s a lot to take in with data types, collation, precision, scale, length, and Unicode, and we’re just getting warmed up. This week’s post is over 2,000 words long!
Over the last three weeks, we’ve gone fairly deep into data types, and now we are going to see how they come into play with normalization.
If we go back to the first post in this series, I mentioned normalization, and then apparently I forgot about it in the next two posts. What you didn’t see is that I was talking about it all along.
This is the first in a short series of posts about how I assign efficient data types when designing a new table or database. Use… Read More »Data Efficiency in SQL Server: DATETIME