Sql constraints

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constraints in sql

# The most common constraints are
NOT NULL # Ensures a column cannot have a NULL value
UNIQUE # Ensures all values in a column are unique
PRIMARY KEY # Identifies a record in a table, is NOT NULL & UNIQUE
FOREIGN KEY # References a unique record from another table
CHECK # Ensures all column values satisfy a condition
DEFAULT # Set a default value for a column if none is entered
INDEX # Quick way of retrieving records from database

sql constraints

NOT NULL # Ensures a column cannot have a NULL value
UNIQUE # Ensures all values in a column are unique
PRIMARY KEY # Identifies a record in a table, is NOT NULL & UNIQUE
FOREIGN KEY # References a unique record from another table
CHECK # Ensures all column values satisfy a condition
DEFAULT # Set a default value for a column if none is entered
INDEX # Quick way of retrieving records from database

constraints in sql

RULES ABOUT THE COLUMNS IN TABLE
NOT NULL # Ensures a column cannot have a NULL value
UNIQUE # Ensures all values in a column are unique
PRIMARY KEY # Identifies a record in a table, is NOT NULL & UNIQUE
FOREIGN KEY # References a unique record from another table
CHECK # Ensures all column values satisfy a condition
DEFAULT # Set a default value for a column if none is entered
INDEX # Quick way of retrieving records from database

sql constarint

It creates a new constraint on an existing table, which is used to specify
rules for any data in the table.
Example: Adds a new PRIMARY KEY constraint named ‘user’ on columns
ID and SURNAME.
ALTER TABLE users
ADD CONSTRAINT user PRIMARY KEY (ID, SURNAME);

sql constraint query

-- Note: this is for Oracle only
select *
from USER_CONSTRAINTS
where TABLE_NAME = '<your-table-name>';</your-table-name>

This article is tagged with: Sql constraints and mysql