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From "Victoria Markman (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (DRILL-2411) Scalar SUM/AVG over empty result set returns no rows instead of NULL
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2015 20:34:12 GMT

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Victoria Markman updated DRILL-2411:
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    Priority: Critical  (was: Major)

> Scalar SUM/AVG over empty result set returns no rows instead of NULL
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DRILL-2411
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DRILL-2411
>             Project: Apache Drill
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Execution - Relational Operators
>            Reporter: Victoria Markman
>            Assignee: Steven Phillips
>            Priority: Critical
>             Fix For: 0.9.0
>
>
> Queries below should return NULL:
> {code}
> 0: jdbc:drill:schema=dfs> select sum(a2) from t2 where 1=0;
> +------------+
> |   EXPR$0   |
> +------------+
> +------------+
> No rows selected (0.08 seconds)
> 0: jdbc:drill:schema=dfs> select avg(a2) from t2 where 1=0;
> +------------+
> |   EXPR$0   |
> +------------+
> +------------+
> No rows selected (0.074 seconds)
> {code}
> When grouped, result is correct:
> {code}
> 0: jdbc:drill:schema=dfs> select a2, sum(a2) from t2 where 1=0 group by a2;
> +------------+------------+
> |     a2     |   EXPR$1   |
> +------------+------------+
> +------------+------------+
> No rows selected (0.11 seconds)
> {code}
> I'm not convinced and it is not very intuitive that correct result should be NULL, but
this is what postgres returns and Aman thinks NULL is the correct behavior :)



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