Daily Archives: 10/04/2014

Strict Mode

Windows installation of MySQL is strict mode. This setting will cause error when insert an empty string ” into a integer or date column even NULL is allowed.

To solve this, you need to disable strict mode using MySQL Command Line tool:




  1. http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/sql-mode.html#sql-mode-setting
  2. http://blog.webhostingdiscussion.net/mysql/disable-mysql-strict-mode.htm