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  SQL Server Tips by Gama and Naughter

Money and smallmoney


Money can store numbers between -2^63 and 2^63 1, that is -922,337,203,685,477.5808 to +922,337,203,685,477.5807, with accuracy to a ten-thousandth of a monetary unit.


Smallmoney can store numbers between -2^31 and 2^31 1, that is -214,748.3648 to +214,748.3647, with accuracy to a ten-thousandth of a monetary unit.


DECLARE @m smallmoney

SET @m=12345.67


SELECT CAST(@m as binary(4))


12345.67    4



075BCCBC  in decimal is 123456700 which divided by 10,000 is 12345.67.


The above book excerpt is from:

Super SQL Server Systems
Turbocharge Database Performance with C++ External Procedures

ISBN: 0-9761573-2-2
Joseph Gama, P. J. Naughter


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