Subject Re: [firebird-support] Varchar - NULL vs blank
Author Martijn Tonies

> Is there any space savings when storing a VARCHAR as NULL vs. blank?
> Our raw data feed is going to double in the next month, and I'm looking
> for any savings I can get.

NULL is different from ''. NULL means "unknown" while '' means empty.

Keep the two apart, don't worry about savings (if any).

Martijn Tonies
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