|Nvarchar(max) is supported only from version 2005 onwards||Ntext is available in prior versions too|
|You can specify the length in advance for nvarchar datatype i.e. nvarchar(100), nvarchar(4000)||You can't specify the length for Ntext datatype|
|All types of string functions such as left, right, len, etc. can be used for Nvarchar data type||Only limited functions like substring, datalength are used for Ntext datatype|
|Nvarchar datatype can be used in local variables||Ntext can't be used in local variables|
|Nvarchar datatype is available from version 2005 onwards and will be supported for further releases||Ntext will be removed from future release of SQL Server and will be substituted by nvarchar(max) datatype|
In one of the upcoming posts, I will tell you how to Convert an Ntext column to Nvarchar(max) and some points to consider while doing so.
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