SQL Server – Collation problem

All my servers have a default collation of Latin1_General_CPI_CI_AR. Apart from one that is. It was rebuilt with the wrong collation of Latin1_General_CI_AR. This is causing problems with an application and the collation needs to be changed to be the same as all the other servers.

For most of the tables I had the collation problem while transferring to server or with a few queries. I found the following solution.

FROM ItemsTable
INNER JOIN AccountsTable ON ItemsTable.Collation1Col COLLATE DATABASE_DEFAULT = AccountsTable.Collation2Col COLLATE DATABASE_DEFAULT


~ by UTS on May 17, 2009.

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