PipelineBuffer.GetSByte Method

Gets the SByte value stored in a PipelineBuffer column.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Pipeline
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost (in Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost.dll)


<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Function GetSByte ( _
    columnIndex As Integer _
) As SByte
Dim instance As PipelineBuffer
Dim columnIndex As Integer
Dim returnValue As SByte

returnValue = instance.GetSByte(columnIndex)
public sbyte GetSByte(
    int columnIndex
signed char GetSByte(
    int columnIndex
member GetSByte : 
        columnIndex:int -> sbyte 
public function GetSByte(
    columnIndex : int
) : sbyte


  • columnIndex
    Type: System.Int32
    The index of the column in the buffer row.

Return Value

Type: System.SByte
The sbyte stored in the PipelineBuffer column.


This method works with the DT_I1 data type in Integration Services.

If the value of the column is null, the PipelineBuffer produces a ColumnIsNullException. You can check for null by calling the IsNull method.

For a complete list of Integration Services data types and the corresponding Get and Set methods of the PipelineBuffer class to use with each type, see Working with Data Types in the Data Flow.