SQL Server to XSD Type Mapping

April 2014


This schema document describes the W3C XML Schema types that are used to describe the SQL Server data types in FOR XML and HTTP/SOAP. This schema namespace is also preloaded in SQL Server's XML Schema collections.

Schema for SQL Server to XSD Type Mapping

Current version: SqlTypes.xsd
SQL Server 2008 RTM: sql2008/SqlTypes.xsd
SQL Server 2005 RTM: sql2005/SqlTypes.xsd

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