Seemed like a simple Jira, an easy bug fix to check off my list - a problem with our JDBC PreparedStatement#setByte(). What followed was the proverbial can of worms. I started to think about and overthink BINARY data. How is it used? What is stored in BINARY fields? How do people insert data into BINARY fields?
I found the behavior of NuoDB to be odd, not necessarily wrong, but odd.
First of all, it's worthy to note that one way NuoDB differs from other SQL databases, is that BINARY and VARBINARY (or BINARY...