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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Test Data Management
  3. Test Data Manager
  4. Projects
  5. Policies
  6. Data Discovery
  7. Creating a Data Subset
  8. Performing a Data Masking Operation
  9. Data Masking Techniques and Parameters
  10. Plans and Workflows
  11. Monitor
  12. Reports
  13. ilmcmd
  14. Data Type Reference
  15. Data Type Reference for Hadoop

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server

The following table describes the supported Microsoft SQL Server data types when the target is Hive or HDFS:
Data Types
HIVE
HDFS
Comments
Bigint
Yes
Yes
Binary
Yes
No
Bit
Yes
Yes
Char
Yes
Yes
Date
No
No
Datetime
Yes
Yes
Datetime2
Yes
Yes
Datetimeoffset
Yes
Yes
Decimal
Yes
Yes
You can enter a precision value up to 28.
Float
Yes
Yes
You can enter a precision value up to 28.
Image
Yes
No
Int
Yes
Yes
Money
Yes
Yes
Nchar
Yes
Yes
Ntext
Yes
Yes
Numeric
Yes
Yes
You can enter a precision value up to 28.
Nvarchar
Yes
Yes
Real
Yes
Yes
You can enter a precision value up to 28.
Smalldatetime
No
No
Smallint
Yes
Yes
Smallmoney
Yes
Yes
Sql_variant
No
No
You must increase the precision value after you import metadata.
Text
Yes
Yes
Time
No
No
TDM moves the time along with the current date into the target.
Timestamp
No
No
TDM moves the timestamp along with the date into the target.
Tinyint
Yes
Yes
Varbinary
Yes
No
Varchar
Yes
Yes
When the target is Hive or HDFS, TDM does not support the following Microsoft SQL Server data types:
  • Geography
  • Geometry
  • HierarchyID
  • Uniqueidentifier
  • XML