String and Binary Types

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008) noAzure SQL Database noAzure 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)