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Which logical type would be mapped to nvarchar(max)?

I am currently working on a logical model which I have to convert to a SQL Server 2012 physical model.

What data type do I have to use in the logical model to have it converted to nvarchar(max) automatically in the physical model?

Or should I pick one (text) and simply change the type in the physical model to nvarchar(max)?

In the DBMS properties for SQL Server 2012 under Script->Data Type->AmcdDataType VMBTMAX is mapped to nvarchar(max), however, I don't know how to assign VMBTMAX to the attribute in the logical model. One other option would be to select Variable Multibyte and set the length to 2147483647.


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  • Dec 13, 2018 at 03:03 AM

    In the LDM, select datatype of Other in the Standard Data Types window and enter VMBTMAX in the code field.

    Since you would need to manually enter the text, I would create a Domain with datatype VMBTMAX and then associate the domain with the entity attribute.

    1. Create a domain
    2. Click the ellipsis to open the Standard Data Types window
    3. Select Other
    4. Enter VMBTMAX in the Code field
    5. Associate the Domain with the entity attribute(s)
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