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CONNECT. TRANSFORM. AUTOMATE.
FME's Exceptional Null
Handling
Much Ado About Nothing
 “Value based” nodata values
 Missing
 Empty
 Null
Nøthing Happened to my
Workspace!
 FME 2014 – full NULL support for most formats
and transformers
 Sø what!
 Whø cares?
Data Inspectør
 Data Inspector now shows what is really in your
attribute
 Null
 Missing
 Empty
 Logger
Readers and Writers
 Readers now read Nulls
 Oracle, SQL Server, CSV, Access etc
 Writers now write Nulls and Update to...
Wørking with Nulls
 NullAttributeMapper
 Change nulls to values
 Change values to nulls
 SQLCreator/Executor
 Correct...
Wørking with Nulls
 AttributeClassifier
 Now tests for nulls
 Tester – in all its forms
 Now differentiates null/missi...
Stay Up-to-date with Nøthing
 FMEpedia.com http://fme.ly/xyn
fme.ly/nulls
How does FME handle null attribute values?
 Be...
Thank Yøu!
 Questions?
 For more information:
 info@safe.com
 www.safe.com
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FME's Exceptional Null Handling

  1. 1. CONNECT. TRANSFORM. AUTOMATE. FME's Exceptional Null Handling
  2. 2. Much Ado About Nothing  “Value based” nodata values  Missing  Empty  Null
  3. 3. Nøthing Happened to my Workspace!  FME 2014 – full NULL support for most formats and transformers  Sø what!  Whø cares?
  4. 4. Data Inspectør  Data Inspector now shows what is really in your attribute  Null  Missing  Empty  Logger
  5. 5. Readers and Writers  Readers now read Nulls  Oracle, SQL Server, CSV, Access etc  Writers now write Nulls and Update to Null  Oracle, SQL Server, Geodatabase etc  Creators now make Nulls  AttributeCreator  AttributeValueMapper
  6. 6. Wørking with Nulls  NullAttributeMapper  Change nulls to values  Change values to nulls  SQLCreator/Executor  Correctly reads attribute schema – no more missing attributes
  7. 7. Wørking with Nulls  AttributeClassifier  Now tests for nulls  Tester – in all its forms  Now differentiates null/missing/empty
  8. 8. Stay Up-to-date with Nøthing  FMEpedia.com http://fme.ly/xyn fme.ly/nulls How does FME handle null attribute values?  Be aware of known issues  Still ongoing to solve even more arcane issues  Information regarding format and transformer support for nothing
  9. 9. Thank Yøu!  Questions?  For more information:  info@safe.com  www.safe.com

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