Insert 'Text' Datatype into database

I am trying to pass data from an ASP.Net page to a stored procedure. I am passing the data through a Business Layer to a Data Layer and then to the Stored Proceddure.

aspx codebehind:

   create(textbox1.text, textbox2.text)

Business Layer:

   Function create(ByVal name, ByVal bulkContent)
   End Function

Data Layer:

    Function create(ByVal name As String, ByVal bulkContent As ?)   <<< not sure what datatype to use for text db datatype
        ------SQL to send the Stored Procedure
    End Function

Stored Procedure:

    *** I don't Know

I am not sure on the rest of the Data Layer nor how to do a Stored Procedure to accept a text datatype. I have to use Text because VarChar(8000) is not enough room.

Can anyone help me on this one.


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have you tried
you can lookup the types in the help under namespace
Your .net code should treat it the same way as it treats a varchar, so use it as a string.

Something like:

aspx codebehind:

   create(textbox1.text, textbox2.text)

Business Layer:

   Function create(ByVal name as string, ByVal bulkContent as string)
   End Function

Data Layer:

    Public Sub create(ByVal name As String, ByVal bulkContent As string)
        ------SQL to send the Stored Procedure
        Dim oConnection As New SqlConnection(ConnectionString)
        Dim oCommand As New SqlCommand("spMyProc", oConnection)
        Dim oTransaction as SqlTransaction
      oCommand.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure
      oTransaction = oConnection.BeginTransaction
      oCommand.Transaction = oTransaction

      oCommand.Parameters("@Name").Value = name
      oCommand.Parameters("@BulkContent").Value = bulkContent

        Catch ex As Exception
      If Not oTransaction Is Nothing Then oTransaction.Rollback()
      If Not oTransaction Is Nothing Then oTransaction.Dispose()
      If Not oCommand Is Nothing Then
              If Not oCommand.Connection Is Nothing AndAlso Not oCommand.Connection.State = ConnectionState.Closed Then oCommand.Connection.Close()
      End If
        End Try
    End Function

Stored Procedure:

    Create Procedure spMyProc
        @Name varchar(200),
        @BulkContent text
        Insert Into tblData(Name, BulkContent) Values(@Name, @BulkContent)

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JsonTerre1Author Commented:
Thank you very much. That worked great
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