&= (Bitwise AND Assignment) (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance Azure Synapse Analytics Analytics Platform System (PDW) SQL Endpoint in Microsoft Fabric Warehouse in Microsoft Fabric

Performs a bitwise logical AND operation between two integer values, and sets a value to the result of the operation.

Transact-SQL syntax conventions


expression &= expression  


To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.


Is any valid expression of any one of the data types in the numeric category except the bit data type.

Result Types

Returns the data type of the argument with the higher precedence. For more information, see Data Type Precedence (Transact-SQL).


For more information, see & (Bitwise AND) (Transact-SQL).

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