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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. Data Generation
  11. Data Generation Techniques and Parameters
  12. Working with Test Data Warehouse
  13. Analyzing Test Data with Data Coverage
  14. Plans and Workflows
  15. Monitor
  16. Reports
  17. ilmcmd
  18. tdwcmd
  19. tdwquery
  20. Appendix A: Data Type Reference
  21. Appendix B: Data Type Reference for Test Data Warehouse
  22. Appendix C: Data Type Reference for Hadoop
  23. Appendix D: Glossary

Sybase ASE

Sybase ASE

The following table describes the operations that you can perform on data types in Sybase ASE database:
Data Types
Data Movement
Entity Criteria
Data Masking
Data Generation
Profiling
Comments
Bigdatetime
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bigint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bigtime
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bit
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You can enter the following entity criteria: Is Null, Is Not Null, Like, and Not Like.
Binary (n)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
You can perform nullification masking.
Char (n)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You can enter characters up to 2000.
To run a profile, you must enter the field length less than or equal to 255.
Date
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Datetime
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Decimal (P,S)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
You can enter a precision value up to 28.
Double Precision
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
You can perform data masking for precision values up to 28.
Float (P)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
You can perform data masking for precision values up to 28.
Image
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Use dictionary generation rule to generate date.
You can perform nullification masking.
Int
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Longsysname
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Money
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
Nchar (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Numeric (P,S)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
You can enter a precision value up to 28.
Nvarchar (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Real
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
Smalldatetime
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Smallint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Smallmoney
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
Sysname
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Text
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
In a sequence generation rule, you cannot choose to start the sequence from the last output value.
Time
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Timestamp
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
You can perform nullification masking.
Timestamp values are system generated in Sybase database.
You can restrict the data type from Test Data Manager to generate data.
Tinyint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
When you assign a data generation rule, ensure that you provide a range between 0 and 255.
Unichar (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unitext
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
In a sequence generation rule, you cannot choose to start the sequence from the last output value.
Univarchar (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unsigned bigint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot provide negative values.
Unsigned int
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot provide negative values.
Unsigned smallint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot provide negative values.
Unsigned tinyint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
When you assign a data generation rule, ensure that you provide a range between 0 and 255.
Varbinary (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
You can perform nullification masking.
Varchar (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
To run a profile, you must enter the field length less than or equal to 255.