SQL SERVER 2008 – What is bit datatype and what’s the information that can be stored inside a bit column

Bit datatype is used to store boolean information like 1 or 0 (true or false). Untill SQL Server 6.5 bit datatype could hold either a 1 or 0 and there was no support for NULL.

But from SQL Server 7.0 onwards, bit datatype can represent a third state, which is NULL.

Reference : Dilip Kumar Jena ( https://sqlexplore.wordpress.com )

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