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2225602 - How does Data Services take NVARCHAR data type when using SAP Sybase ASE as source or target into the repository?


Although source data type is nvarchar and no matter the record is English or Chinese character, in DS, it is taken as varchar, but the length keeps the same.

For example, in ASE, a record is set to NVARCHAR(3), when the record is 3 Chinese characters.  In DS mapping, 'source part' will automatically become VARCHAR(9), but in 'Query' and 'Target' part, it will become VARCHAR(3).



  • SAP Data Services 4.2
  • SAP Sybase ASE


SAP Data Services 4.2


char, nchar, SQL Anywhere, Sybase IQ , KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , Problem

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