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What is the difference between CAST and CONVERT?

Asked by G. GRAY, Last updated: Nov 22, 2020

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Carice Snow

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Answered Mar 29, 2020

The SQL server supplied by Microsoft serves as a relational database management system that has been proven valuable in the market of various businesses. The SQL server is often seen as a tool for transaction control, exception, and error handling, now processing and administration declared variables.

Choosing between two options from the SQL server for the quest to convert expressions from one type to another, they see the need to convert information from a stored procedure or routine under a business setting. Users needing to convert data may use functions convert and cast.

Both features are efficient. There is a need for users to know which of the two perform better and under what circumstances. Casts convert one type of language to another. Convert is specific to the SQL server and can be more available when it comes to the conversion of date and time values, and expressions.

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