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Document ID:808
Subject:Converting from one data type to another in ODBC
Creation date:7/29/09 4:36 PM
Last modified on:7/29/09 4:36 PM


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ODBC specifications includes a function called CONVERT that can be used to convert data from one datatype to another. This function is equivalent to the CAST function defined in SQL-92. The syntax is as follows:

{fn CONVERT (value-exp, data-type) }

Example:

select  {fn  CONVERT (dob , SQL_CHAR )}
from   Student

The second parameter to this function should be a valid ODBC data type. Following list contains possible values.

  • SQL_CHAR
  • SQL_VARCHAR
  • SQL_LONGVARCHAR
  • SQL_DECIMAL
  • SQL_NUMERIC
  • SQL_SMALLINT
  • SQL_INTEGER
  • SQL_DOUBLE
  • SQL_BINARY
  • SQL_VARBINARY
  • SQL_TYPE_DATE
  • SQL_TYPE_TIME
  • SQL_TYPE_TIMESTAMP



User comments

Posted by Robin on 3/28/13 5:52 AM

This mod did not work for me with the SyncrifyOther.tar.gz installation :(

Posted by Rick L on 3/27/12 2:20 PM

To change the Temp file directory for a Syncrify CLIENT machine. add to/edit C:\ProgramFiles\SyncrifyClient\SyncrifyClient.lax lax.nl.java.option.additional=-Djava.io.tmpdir=C:\temp

Posted by Jeff Laing on 8/10/11 6:48 PM

I have two machines backing up to two removable disks on syncrify server. Is there any way to set temp folder for each client machine ?

Posted by john on 12/17/12 8:35 AM

I can find no file called server.properties in my Syncrify\config folder. I have chunk files multiplying and which never get erased.


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