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@@Max_Precision – SQL Server

@@Max_Precision – This function returns the max precision value set in the SQL Server for the decimal and numeric data types. The default value of maximum precision in SQL Server 2012 is 38. In older version, maximum precision value may be 28. The return data type of this function is tinyint.


Executing the function @@MAX_PRECISION to get maximum precision set in the server currently


Precision is the total numbers stored in the decimal or numeric variable or column and the scale is number of digits on the right side of the dot(.). For instance,


Get the precision and scale value using SQL_VARIANT_PROPERTY function


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