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SA0066A : Check all Columns for following specified naming convention

The topic describes the SA0066A analysis rule.

Message

Check all Columns for following specified naming convention

Description

The rule checks the naming of all columns in the current database.

The following parameters can be used to select or define the desired pattern which will be used to check the object name:

- GeneralColumnNamePattern - applied for all columns that do not fall in the other categories

- PrimaryKeyColumnNamePattern - applied for primary key columns

- ForeignKeyColumnNamePattern - applied for foreign key columns

- BitColumnNamePattern - applied for columns which are of data type Bit

- StringColumnNamePattern - applied for string columns

- DateTimeColumnNamePattern - applied for date time columns

- NumericColumnNamePattern - applied for numeric data type columns

- BinaryColumnNamePattern - applied for binary data type columns

- GeographyColumnNamePattern - applied for geography data type columns

- HierarchyidColumnNamePattern - applied for HierarchyId data type columns

- UniqueidentifierColumnNamePattern - applied for uniqueidentifier data type columns

- XmlColumnNamePattern - applied for Xml data type columns

- SqlVariantColumnNamePattern - applied for sql_variant data type columns

- TableColumnNamePattern - applied for table data type columns

- TimestampColumnNamePattern - applied for Timestamp data type columns

Regular expression patterns can be used, but the pattern must be prefixed with 'regexp:' string in order to be used as a matching regular expression.

Scope

The rule has a ContextOnly scope and is applied only on current server and database schema.

Parameters
NameDescriptionDefault Value
GeneralColumnNamePattern

General column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

PrimaryKeyColumnNamePattern

Primary key column name pattern.

{table_name}ID

ForeignKeyColumnNamePattern

Foreign key column name pattern.

{referenced_column}

BitColumnNamePattern

Bit column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

StringColumnNamePattern

String column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

DateTimeColumnNamePattern

Datetime column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

NumericColumnNamePattern

Numeric column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

BinaryColumnNamePattern

Binary column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

GeographyColumnNamePattern

Geography column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

HierarchyidColumnNamePattern

Hierarchyid column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

UniqueidentifierColumnNamePattern

Uniqueidentifier column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

XmlColumnNamePattern

Xml column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

SqlVariantColumnNamePattern

Sql_Variant column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

TableColumnNamePattern

Table column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

TimestampColumnNamePattern

Timestamp column name pattern.

regexp:[A-Z][A-Za-z1-9]+

Remarks

The rule requires Analysis Context. If context is missing, the rule will be skipped during analysis.

Categories

Naming Rules

Additional Information

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