When it does equal zero, it will instead change it to a null. There was an error processing your information. Along with 14+ years of hands on experience he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of database certifications. SET ARITHABORT OFF SET and ANSI_WARNINGS OFF do it work - after 2 days of fighting with divide by zero at WHERE clause. weblink
But, I wanted to be able to easily take it down to refill/reprogram/change the batteries, so I used Velcro instead of the tape. What would happen if I created an account called 'root' Why didn't Monero developers just improve bitcoin? What am I? Whenever you encounter a divide by 0 you should ponder if the data should had been NULL instead of 0. –Remus Rusanu May 14 '09 at 18:34 30 I can't http://stackoverflow.com/questions/861778/how-to-avoid-the-divide-by-zero-error-in-sql
Please enter an answer. The usual 'gotcha' is than most developers expect SQL to behave like procedural languages and offer logical operator short-circuit, but it does NOT. To set a default value, we could use the ISNULL() or COALESCE() functions:
After you have the annualized number, you divide by the average inventory for the period. sql sql-server sql-server-2005 sql-server-2008 share|improve this question edited Jan 6 at 19:50 Hooper 4241525 asked May 14 '09 at 6:06 Henrik Staun Poulsen 4,89331220 4 Perhaps some data validation is Tweet This Provocative thoughts by @BenNadel - Using NULLIF() To Prevent Divide-By-Zero Errors In SQL Thanks my man — you rock the party that rocks the body! But, just a guess.
Is it strange to ask someone to ask someone else to do something, while CC'd? Oct 14, 2010 at 11:45 AM Ian Roke add new comment (comments are locked) 10|1200 characters needed characters left ▼ Everyone Moderators Original poster and moderators Other... My answer would be a more usual solution. –Tom Chantler Oct 28 '13 at 9:40 1 Possible duplicate of How to avoid the "divide by zero" error in SQL? –Henrik NULLIF in SQL SERVER 2000 is buggy!SELECT ISNULL(NULLIF('', ''), 6)gives: *SELECT ISNULL(NULLIF('', ''), 'abc')gives: empty string arun prasad May 2, 2011 at 2:26 AM 1 Comments thanks for all good notes
Viewable by all users 0 In this particular situation, it looks like you want to divide by 1, but to skip rows with zero or NULL and if it is OK In that case I wrap whole expression in ISNULL. Your business rules should never ever end up doing illegal math. We need SET DIVIDEBYZEROERROR off!