Microsoft SQL Server Using Linked Server Converts VARCHAR2 Column to NVARCHAR
(Doc ID 1362570.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Provider for OLE DB - Version 10.2.0.4 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
*** Checked for relevance on 3-Jan-2019 ***
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) connects to an Oracle datasource via a Linked Server (OraOLEDB).
When creating a view using the following command in SSMS:
The view shows an NVARCHAR instead of VARCHAR datatype.
The Oracle database characterset is Unicode (UTF8, AL32UTF8)
Can be seen by :
SELECT * FROM NLS_DATABASE_PARAMETERS
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