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INSERT

This statement inserts new rows into a table.

Synopsis

InsertIntoStmt:

InsertIntoStmt

PriorityOpt:

PriorityOpt

IgnoreOptional:

IgnoreOptional

IntoOpt:

IntoOpt

TableName:

TableName

InsertValues:

InsertValues

Examples

mysql> CREATE TABLE t1 (a int);
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.11 sec)

mysql> CREATE TABLE t2 LIKE t1;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.11 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO t1 VALUES (1);
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO t1 (a) VALUES (1);
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.01 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO t2 SELECT * FROM t1;
Query OK, 2 rows affected (0.01 sec)
Records: 2  Duplicates: 0  Warnings: 0

mysql> SELECT * FROM t1;
+------+
| a    |
+------+
|    1 |
|    1 |
+------+
2 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> SELECT * FROM t2;
+------+
| a    |
+------+
|    1 |
|    1 |
+------+
2 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO t2 VALUES (2),(3),(4);
Query OK, 3 rows affected (0.02 sec)
Records: 3  Duplicates: 0  Warnings: 0

mysql> SELECT * FROM t2;
+------+
| a    |
+------+
|    1 |
|    1 |
|    2 |
|    3 |
|    4 |
+------+
5 rows in set (0.00 sec)

MySQL compatibility

This statement is understood to be fully compatible with MySQL. Any compatibility differences should be reported via an issue on GitHub.

See also