data type

A data type is a category for types of data input, such as real, an integer, or Boolean.

It specifies the possible values for that type, the operations that it can do on values of that type, the meaning of the data, and how it can store values of that type.

Related Topics

About This Page

This page is a navigational feature that can help you find the most important information about this topic from one location. It centralizes access to information about the concept that may be found in different parts of the documentation, provides any videos that may be available for this topic, and facilitates search using synonyms or related terms. Use the links on this page to find the information that is the most relevant to your needs.


data type, data types, input type, column, field type, data format