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DELETE

The DELETE statement removes rows from a specified table.

Synopsis

DeleteFromStmt
DELETETableOptimizerHintsPriorityOptQuickOptionalIgnoreOptionalFROMTableNameTableAsNameOptIndexHintListOptWhereClauseOptionalOrderByOptionalLimitClauseTableAliasRefListUSINGTableRefsWhereClauseOptionalTableAliasRefListFROMTableRefsWhereClauseOptional

Examples

mysql> CREATE TABLE t1 (id INT NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY AUTO_INCREMENT, c1 INT NOT NULL);
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.11 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO t1 (c1) VALUES (1),(2),(3),(4),(5);
Query OK, 5 rows affected (0.03 sec)
Records: 5  Duplicates: 0  Warnings: 0

mysql> SELECT * FROM t1;
+----+----+
| id | c1 |
+----+----+
|  1 |  1 |
|  2 |  2 |
|  3 |  3 |
|  4 |  4 |
|  5 |  5 |
+----+----+
5 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> DELETE FROM t1 WHERE id = 4;
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)

mysql> SELECT * FROM t1;
+----+----+
| id | c1 |
+----+----+
|  1 |  1 |
|  2 |  2 |
|  3 |  3 |
|  5 |  5 |
+----+----+
4 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

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