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Ingres Data Types - TEXT

Versions: Ingres 9.x and 10.0

Ingres - TEXT
Syntax TEXT[(n)]
Data Variable-length character data, single-byte and multibyte character sets
Parameters n is the maximum number of characters, optional
Range 1 ⇐ n ⇐ 32000
Default n is mandatory
Padding Not right-padded with spaces to n
Trailing Spaces Not removed when the value is stored and retrieved.
But trailing spaces are insignificant in comparisons, primary and unique keys
Storage Size Actual entry length
Synonyms VCHAR(n)
Standards ANSI SQL

Ingres TEXT - Equivalents in Other Databases

Database Data Type and Conversion
Oracle CLOB, 4G; NCLOB, 4G, Unicode - UTF-8 or UTF-16
SQL Server VARCHAR(n | max), 1 ⇐ n ⇐ 8000, 2G if max is specified
MySQL VARCHAR(n), 1 ⇐ n ⇐ 65535
PostgreSQL VARCHAR(n), 1 ⇐ n ⇐ 1G
Sybase ASE TEXT, 2G
Informix VARCHAR(n,r), 1 ⇐ n ⇐ 255, LVARCHAR(n), 1 ⇐ n ⇐ 32739
HP Neoview VARCHAR(n), 1 ⇐ n ⇐ (32708 - size of other columns)

Related Data Types in Ingres

Data Types
Fixed-length Character Data CHAR(n) NCHAR(n)
Variable-length Character Data VARCHAR(n) NVARCHAR(n)

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