String and Binary Types

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

SQL Server supports the following string and binary types.

In This Section

binary and varbinary (Transact-SQL)

char and varchar (Transact-SQL)

nchar and nvarchar (Transact-SQL)

ntext, text, and image (Transact-SQL)