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Development Tools Database Foundations Joining Relational Data Between Tables in SQL Keys and Auto-Incrementing Values

Alex Martino
Alex Martino
367 Points

Problem with primary key

Why isn't this code working for creating a primary key in SQL?

CREATE TABLE t_genres (pk_id INTEGER AUTO-INCREMENT PRIMARY KEY, uk_name varchar(45) NOT NULL UNIQUE KEY)

2 Answers

Hi Alex,

You're so close! There is a typo in your syntax you have written AUTO-INCREMENT with a hyphen character, where you need AUTO_INCREMENT with an underscore. Don't forget to end your statement with a semi-colon too.

Tom

Alex Martino
Alex Martino
367 Points

Yeah I saw that...oops. Thanks!!