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UPDATE & DELETE Statements

  • Make sure to ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS have a WHERE clause when using UPDATE and DELETE! Not using a WHERE clause will affect every single record in your database, which is usually NOT what you want!
    • Fortunately, most people only make this mistake once in their life
  • The standard form of the UPDATE command is:
    • UPDATE [table] SET [column] = [value] WHERE [criteria]
  • The standard form of the DELETE command is:
    • DELETE FROM [table] WHERE [criteria]