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Value Comparisons with Nullable Columns

Chad Baldwin wants to check if rows exist before inserting:

I haven’t posted in a while, so I thought I would throw a quick one together to hopefully restart the habit of writing and posting on a regular basis.

One of my first blog posts covered how to only update rows that changed. In that post, I described a popular method that uses EXISTS and EXCEPT to find rows that had changed while also implicitly handling NULL values.

Click through for two types of technique, one for non-nullable data and one which can include NULL.