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Posted 4 Jan 2010

MSSQL doesn’t (completely) support IEEE754 floating points (NaNs and infinity)

, 4 Jan 2010 CPOL
After looking for quite a while (it is unbelievable, no?) I have to accept that Microsoft’s SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 do not fully support IEEE-754 floating point numbers. Specifically NaN (Not-a-Number) and +/- Infinity are not allowed. While the 2000 Server seemingly allows such values to...

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