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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

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server

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