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Missing Data

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Missing data is a difficult and common problem to solve. In this article, Joe Celko explains several approaches to deleting or replacing missing data.

2018-07-04

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Database Design Follies: NULL vs. NOT NULL

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It sounds simple enough. Either your column will always have a value or it may not. Yet somehow such a seemingly simple decision can become a never-ending debate where database schema begins to resemble superstition and designing effective tables seems more contentious than you expected it to be.

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