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Initial Programming Considerations : Data types : Working with Datetime data types

Working with Datetime data types

DataServer support for datetime data types enhances your ABL application's ability to precisely manage date and time data and to move similar data to and from foreign data sources. This section covers the following topics:
*ABL datetime data types
*Oracle datetime data types
* ABL datetime data types
* Oracle datetime data types
* Performing data type conversions
* Converting data types within ABL
* Pre-selection criteria for the schema pull
* Converting datetime data types between OpenEdge and Oracle
* Converting ABL data types to Oracle data types
* Converting Oracle TIMESTAMP types to ABL DATETIME types
* Working with Oracle 8 and earlier releases
* Working with Oracle 9i and later releases
* Data type value retention