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  1. Preface
  2. Using the Designer
  3. Working with Sources
  4. Working with Flat Files
  5. Working with Targets
  6. Mappings
  7. Mapplets
  8. Mapping Parameters and Variables
  9. Working with User-Defined Functions
  10. Using the Debugger
  11. Viewing Data Lineage
  12. Comparing Objects
  13. Managing Business Components
  14. Creating Cubes and Dimensions
  15. Using the Mapping Wizards
  16. Datatype Reference
  17. Configure the Web Browser

Flat File and Transformation Datatypes

Flat File and Transformation Datatypes

The following table compares flat file datatypes to transformation datatypes:
Flat File
Transformation
Range
Bigint
Bigint
Precision of 19 digits, scale of 0
Datetime
Date/Time
Jan 1, 0001 A.D. to Dec 31, 9999 A.D. (precision to the nanosecond)
Double
Double
Precision of 15 digits
Integer
Integer
-2,147,483,648 to 2,147,483,647
Nstring
Nstring
1 to 104,857,600 characters
Number
Decimal
Precision 1 to 28, scale 0 to 28
String
String
1 to 104,857,600 characters
When the Integration Service reads non-numeric data in a numeric column from a flat file, it drops the row and writes a message in the session log. Also, when the Integration Service reads non-datetime data in a datetime column from a flat file, it drops the row and writes a message in the session log.


Updated July 02, 2020