Microsoft SQL ServerUser Defined Table Types

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User defined table types (UDT for short) are data types that allows the user to define a table structure. User defined table types supports primary keys, unique constraints and default values.


UDTs have following restrictions -

  • can not be used as a column in a table or a field in a structured user-defined types
  • a non-clustered index cannot be created in a UDT unless the index is the result of creating a PRIMARY KEY or UNIQUE constraint on the UDT
  • UDT definition CANNOT be modified after it is created

Related Examples

Creating a UDT with a primary key and a column with a default value: