The SQL If Else statement is one of the most useful decision-making statements. SQL If statement will test the condition first, and depending upon the result, it will execute the statements. If the test condition in SQL If statement is true, the statements inside the if block will execute. Otherwise, statements inside the Else block executed.
Definition and Usage The IF () function returns a value if a condition is TRUE, or another value if a condition is FALSE.
Is any Transact-SQL statement or statement grouping as defined by using a statement block. Unless a statement block is used, the IF or ELSE condition can affect the performance of only one Transact-SQL statement. To define a statement block, use the control-of-flow keywords BEGIN and END.This SQL Server tutorial explains how to use the IF.ELSE statement in SQL Server (Transact-SQL) with syntax and examples. In SQL Server, the IF.ELSE statement is used to execute code when a condition is TRUE, or execute different code if the condition evaluates to FALSE.The basic syntax of IF THEN statement is as follows. IF ( condition ) THEN statement END IF; Note that the conditionals, and other statements, are written in all caps, in SQL. With the IF statement, we first check a condition. If it evaluates to true, the statement associated with THEN is executed.
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