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From shashwat shriparv <>
Subject Re: Setting column to null
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 19:18:11 GMT
What you can do is you can define some specific variable like "NULLDATA"
some thing like that to update in columns that does have value

On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 11:58 PM, aaron morton <>wrote:

> You don't nee to set columns to null, delete the column instead.
> Cheers
> -----------------
> Aaron Morton
> Freelance Developer
> @aaronmorton
> On 8/06/2012, at 9:34 AM, Leonid Ilyevsky wrote:
> Is it possible to explicitly set a column value to null?****
> ** **
> I see that if insert statement does not include a specific column, that
> column comes up as null (assuming we are creating a record with new unique
> key).****
> But if we want to update a record, how we set it to null?****
> ** **
> Another situation is when I use prepared cql3 statement (in Java) and send
> parameters when I execute it. If I want to leave some column unassigned, I
> need a special statement without that column.****
> What I would like is, prepare one statement including all columns, and
> then be able to set some of them to null. I tried to set corresponding
> ByteBuffer parameter to null, obviously got an exception.****
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Shashwat Shriparv

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