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DataServer for Microsoft SQL Server
Initial Programming Considerations : Data types : Processing considerations for 32-bit and 64-bit data types : Determining your application needs
Determining your application needs
Determine your application needs and goals before changing INTEGER data types to INT64 data types in applications. Not all INTEGER data types will necessarily require the additional bit size, nor will wholesale changes in data types necessarily work efficiently with other interfaces to ABL. For more information about determining when to use INT64 versus INTEGER, refer to the Release 10 ABL Data Types Web paper available at the Web paper category of the PSDN Web site located at