String and Binary Types

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions) YesAzure SQL Database YesAzure SQL Managed Instance

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)