Where can I get the difference among fields type in mssql versions?

Hello,

I need to use the big int and I am not sure what version of mssql has the kind of field.

I use the mssql 2008 but I am not sure if in mssql 2005 there is this field bigInt.

Could you help me on this?

Thanks
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hidrauAuthor Commented:
Hi Pawan

If I have to convert a field from integer to bigint, I can have any kind of problem?
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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
you can do that ..

col1 is of type INT.

CAST( col1 AS BIGINT )
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hidrauAuthor Commented:
When I told you  " convert " I mean to change the extruture of my field from int to bigint, the table
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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
Please use this-

ALTER TABLE yourtableName
   ALTER COLUMN yourcolumName BIGINT
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hidrauAuthor Commented:
Thanks a lot Pawan for your help
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