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Subject:   What is the difference between varchar and varchar2 in ORACLE
Date:   2004-06-07 11:17:00
From:   chand_05
What is the exact difference between varchar and varchar2 in ORACLE. If they are same why do we need both unlike in SQL Server
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  • What is the difference between varchar and varchar2 in ORACLE
    2004-11-14 21:48:00  Question&answer [View]

    The difference between Varchar and Varchar2 is both are variable length but only 2000 bytes of character of data can be store in varchar where as 4000 bytes of character of data can be store in varchar2.

    Thanx

    Haribrata Nayak