constraints in sql
snippet in sql

sql constraints

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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

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# 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

constraints in sql

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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 constraint query

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-- Note: this is for Oracle only

select *
from USER_CONSTRAINTS
where TABLE_NAME = '<your-table-name>';

sql constarint

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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);