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Data transfer between diff collationsHello, I need to transfer data between 2 SQL Servers.
The source server’s collation is SQL_Latin1_General_CP850_CI_AI NOT NULL. The destination server’s collation is SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS. Ive read that data transfer between servers of different collations may result to data loss. Is there a way of knowing or testing if such data loss issue can really occur (in this case)? What is the difference between the 2 anyway? if i do the data transfer, is it necessary for me to issue a COLLATE statement or is this done by SQL internally? Thanks a lot! rache c", )
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