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isNull

Checks whether a value is NULL.

Syntax

isNull(x)

Arguments

Arguments Description
x A value with non-compound data type.

Return Type

If x is NULL, ISNULL() returns 1, otherwise it returns 0.

Examples

mysql> CREATE TABLE nullable_test (a UInt32, b UInt32) engine=Memory;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (3.19 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO nullable_test VALUES(1, Null), (Null, 2), (3, 3);
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.02 sec)

mysql> SELECT a FROM nullable_test WHERE isNull(b);
+------+
| a    |
+------+
|    1 |
+------+
1 row in set (0.17 sec)