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Truncate and DBCC

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So while developing some applications I have the need to clean a table and reset identity fields. Let it be known that if any of the fields are foreign keys in other tables those tables need truncated as well, working from last linked table forward to the Primary key table.

In the below example make sure to put in place of myDatabase and myTable your database that contains the table to be truncated. =]

use myDatabase
truncate table myTable

use myDatabase


Written by lordfu

June 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm

Posted in Database, MSSQL

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