update

Updates data in 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
Name Description Required for Supports Multiple Allowed
columns Data to update

See the Column tag documentation for more information
all all yes
where Allows to define the 'where' condition(s) string all no
whereParams Parameters for the 'where' condition. The 'param'(s) are inserted in the order they are defined in place of the :name and :value placeholders. See generated SQL Sample below all no

Nested property attributes

Name Name of the parameter
value Value of the parameter.
Note: If not set, then the first valueXXX defined is used in the order they appear.
valueNumeric integer value of the parameter.
valueBoolean boolean value of the parameter.
valueDate Date and/or Time value to set the parameter 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="update-example">  
    <update  catalogName="cat"  
            schemaName="public"  
            tableName="person">  
        <column  name="address"/>  
        <where>name='Bob'</where>  
    </update>  
</changeSet>

YAML example

changeSet:  
  id:  update-example  
  author:  liquibase-docs  
  changes:  
  -  update:  
      catalogName:  cat  
      columns:  
      -  column:  
          name:  address  
          value:  address value  
      schemaName:  public  
      tableName:  person  
      where:  name='Bob'

JSON example

{  "changeSet":  {  "id":  "update-example",  "author":  "liquibase-docs",  "changes":  [  {  "update":  {  "catalogName":  "cat",  "columns":  [  {  "column":  {  "name":  "address",  "value":  "address value"  }  }]  ,  "schemaName":  "public",  "tableName":  "person",  "where":  "name='Bob'"  }  }]  }  }

SQL example

UPDATE  cat.person  SET  address  =  'address value'  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