NULL in the Data Warehouse

Friday Jan 30th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

How does your database represent NULL?

[From SQL Server Magazine]

The arguments for and against NULL in the data warehouse are complicated. The goal of the data warehouse is to represent a single version of the truth for the enterprise. This article looks at a number of situations when use of NULL might be appropriate, and situations where the use of NULL could cause end user confusion.

The article continues at http://www.sqlmag.com/Articles/ArticleID/100507/100507.html?Ad=1

Mobile Site | Full Site