troubleshooting Question

SQL query returning null

Avatar of dpicco
dpiccoFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008SQL
6 Comments1 Solution443 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi experts,

This query should return 'No value' but it returns nothing. Anyone know why? Thanks.

SELECT colA=case when updt is null then 'No value' else updt end 
FROM         (SELECT  top 1 updt
                        FROM  dsr_journal
                        where status = 'Team Ended'
                        and updt = '8/6/2011'
                        ORDER BY updt DESC) a
Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros