Types of Tables

Relational Databases

Types of Tables

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Types of Data

Data types for table columns are defined in the schema. How you develop you schema is up to you!

The most common data types are:

  • Text (Names, Descriptions)
  • Numeric (Cost, Age, Weight, Quantity)
  • Dates (Dates and Time)


Its important to have the correct data type for your data. This ensures that sorting and calculations work properly.

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