Deletes data from an existing table.

Available attributes

Name Description Required for Supports Since
catalogName Name of the catalog all 3.0
schemaName Name of the schema all
tableName Name of the table all all
where all

Nested properties

Name Description Required for Supports Multiple allowed
where Allows to define the 'where' condition(s) string all no
whereParams   all no

Nested Element attributes:

Name Name of the attribute
value Value of the attribute.
Note: If not set, then the first valueXXX defined is used in the order they appear.
valueNumeric integer value of the attribute.
valueBoolean boolean value of the attribute.
valueDate Date and/or Time value to set the attribute to. The value shall be specified in one of the following forms: "YYYY-MM-DD", "hh:mm:ss" or "YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss".
valueComputed A value that is returned from a function or procedure call. This attribute shall contain the function name to call.
valueSequenceNext Name of the sequence which next value is used
valueSequenceCurrent Name of the sequence which current value is used

XML example

<changeSet  author="liquibase-docs"  id="delete-example">  
    <delete  catalogName="cat"  

YAML example

  id:  delete-example  
  author:  liquibase-docs  
  -  delete:  
      catalogName:  cat  
      schemaName:  public  
      tableName:  person  
      where:  name='Bob'

JSON example

{  "changeSet":  {  "id":  "delete-example",  "author":  "liquibase-docs",  "changes":  [  {  "delete":  {  "catalogName":  "cat",  "schemaName":  "public",  "tableName":  "person",  "where":  "name='Bob' and :name=:value or id=:value",  "whereParams":  [  {  "param":  {  "name":  "id",  "value":  "str"  }  },  {  "param":  {  "valueNumeric":  123  }  }]  }  }]  }  }

SQL example

DELETE  FROM  cat.person  WHERE  name='Bob';

Database support

Database Notes Auto rollback
DB2/LUW Supported No
DB2/z Supported No
Derby Supported No
Firebird Supported No
H2 Supported No
HyperSQL Supported No
INGRES Supported No
Informix Supported No
MariaDB Supported No
MySQL Supported No
Oracle Supported No
PostgreSQL Supported No
SQL Server Supported No
SQLite Supported No
Sybase Supported No
Sybase Anywhere Supported No