Foreign Key Constraints: Inserting Data into Dependent Tables

Learn how to insert data into multiple interrelated tables of the database.

We'll cover the following

When there is a relationship between two tables, inserting data becomes less straightforward. A column with a foreign key constraint cannot accept any arbitrary value. It will accept only those values that exist in the referencing column.


Let’s consider the following example. We have two tables, Employees and Departments, with the following structure.

Get hands-on with 1200+ tech skills courses.