?
Solved

Progress database syntax

Posted on 2006-07-20
1
Medium Priority
?
2,584 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-03
Can you tell me how I should translate below Progress SQL ?

a.facility_code = ifnull(nullif(?,''), a.facility_code)
0
Comment
Question by:jung1975
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
jrb1 earned 2000 total points
ID: 17147292
here's a cheat sheet of progress sql syntax:

http://www.psdn.com/library/servlet/KbServlet/download/1093-102-901/e89.pdf

What are you trying to translate this to?  It is saying:

If the value being tested (in the "?") is blank or null, then facility_code doesn't get changed (a.facility_code=a.facility_code)

Otherwise, the a.facility_code is being set to the value being passed in ("?").

The "?" is a dynamic parameter marker, and must be passed in when the dynamic sql is executed.
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Recently I was talking with Tim Sharp, one of my colleagues from our Technical Account Manager team about MongoDB’s scalability. While doing some quick training with some of the Percona team, Tim brought something to my attention...
In this blog post, we’ll look at how ClickHouse performs in a general analytical workload using the star schema benchmark test.
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…
In this video, Percona Solutions Engineer Barrett Chambers discusses some of the basic syntax differences between MySQL and MongoDB. To learn more check out our webinar on MongoDB administration for MySQL DBA: https://www.percona.com/resources/we…
Suggested Courses

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question