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The SQL DELETE command deletes rows from a table.

Delete grammar

The DELETE command is very straightforward. All it needs is a WHERE clause like we have in SELECT and UPDATE. Naturally, be careful with the delete command! There is no “undo” operation apart from restoring from backups.

DELETE
    FROM tbl_name
    [WHERE where_condition]

Examples

delete from students where firstname = 'maria' and lastname = 'franklin';
delete from students where gpa < 2.0;
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