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November 28, 2007  7:38 AM

What’s up with the N in front of string values?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
DNS, Firewalls, Migration, Reporting

If you have looked at pretty much any Microsoft provided T/SQL code you have probably seen an N in front of a string value when setting a variable much like this. SELECT * FROM...

November 26, 2007  7:35 AM

Should I be using uni-code data types?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
DNS, Firewalls, Reporting, Wireless

The path that Microsoft is going says yes.  They are moving all there samples and defaults to using uni-code.  In reality uni-code may not be needed in your environment.  If you are storing only Latin characters (the US alphabet characters) then you probably don't need to store uni-code...


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