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Upsizing from Access Data Type Problems List

Hi there,

I'm trying to come up with a definitive list of ACcess data types that
cause a problem when upsizing to SQL Server.

On the last occasion that I upsizzed, SQL Server had an issue with
smallDatetime and with Autonumbers.

I changed the smalldatetime to be datetime in access and that cured that
problem.

With the Autonumbers, I set them to be of type integer with identity set
to yes

I was wondering if anyone could tell me other access data types that
cause problems and also what their sql server match should be?

M3ckon

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Jul 20 '05 #1
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Hi there,

I'm trying to come up with a definitive list of ACcess data types that
cause a problem when upsizing to SQL Server.

On the last occasion that I upsizzed, SQL Server had an issue with
smallDatetime and with Autonumbers.

I changed the smalldatetime to be datetime in access and that cured that
problem.

With the Autonumbers, I set them to be of type integer with identity set
to yes

I was wondering if anyone could tell me other access data types that
cause problems and also what their sql server match should be?

M3ckon

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This article includes a list:

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/d...rt2/c0561.mspx

Simon
Jul 20 '05 #2

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