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SQL Anywhere 11.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - SQL Usage » Designing and Creating Databases » Ensuring data integrity » Using column defaults


The NULL default

For columns that allow NULL values, specifying a NULL default is exactly the same as not specifying a default at all. If the client inserting the row does not explicitly assign a value, the row automatically receives A NULL value.

You can use NULL defaults when information for some columns is optional or not always available.

For more information about the NULL value, see NULL value.