Find all numeric columns in Azure SQL database

Bart Gawrych - Dataedo Team Bart Gawrych 2019-02-08

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    Numeric in Azure SQL are columns with the following data types: tinyint, smallint, int, bigint, decimal, numeric, bit, float, real, smallmoney and money. The query below lists all columns with numeric data types.

    Query

    select schema_name(t.schema_id) + '.' + t.name as [table],
           c.column_id,
           c.name as column_name,
           type_name(user_type_id) as data_type,
           max_length,
           precision,
           scale 
    from sys.columns c
    join sys.tables t
         on t.object_id = c.object_id
    where type_name(user_type_id) in ('bigint', 'int', 
          'smallint', 'tinyint', 'decimal', 'numeric',
          'smallmoney', 'money', 'bit', 'float', 'real')
    order by [table],
             c.column_id;
    

    Columns

    • table - name of the schema and name of the table
    • column_id - column position in table
    • column_name - name of the column
    • data_type - type of data
    • max_length - maximum length (in bytes)
    • precision - precision of the column
    • scale - scale of column

    Rows

    • One row represents one column with a numeric data type
    • Scope of rows: all columns containing numeric data types in the database
    • Ordered by schema name and table name

    Sample results

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