Eclipselink Returns NULL For Empty string After Server Restart

(Doc ID 1369730.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle TopLink - Version 11.1.1.2.0 to 11.1.1.5.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have inserted an empty string into the database using EclipseLink 11g and after restarting the server, a query of the data returns a NULL instead of an empty string. Why is this and is there a workaround?

Cause

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