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Introduction to Databases for Web Developers
Deleting Rows  
Finally, SQL provides the DELETE operator for deleting rows from a table. The DELETE operator follows the syntax of

   DELETE FROM table_name
   WHERE where_clause;

For example, to delete Lim Li Chuen from the EMPLOYEES table, you would use:

   WHERE EMP_NAME = 'Lim Li Chuen';

Note that multiple rows may be deleted if they match the where clause. Note also that you can easily delete all rows in a table by not specifying a WHERE clause such as:


Obviously you should be quite careful with DELETE!

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