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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: What is the maximum precision and scale supported by Different databases.

    Hi All!
    I am developing some generic application for which I want to know, what is the precision and scale suppoted by different databases for numeric type. I know that, for Oracle in number(precision, scale),
    precision is in the range of 1 to 38 and scale is in the range of -84 to 127.

    I need the same information for following databases, mainly first 6

    DB2
    Informix
    Sybase
    MySQL
    HSQL
    Acces

    Adabas
    Pervasive.SQL
    Postgre SQL
    Ingress
    Interbase
    McKoi SQL
    NoArg SQL
    Pointbase
    SAP DB
    Firebird
    Frontbase

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    Quote Originally Posted by sameerpawar
    for Oracle in number(precision, scale),
    precision is in the range of 1 to 38 and scale is in the range of -84 to 127.
    Are you sure about that scale thing?

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    Information about DB2 data types can be found here:

    ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/ps/produc...S/db2s1e81.pdf

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