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Truncate All Tables

By Jorge Novo-@ETLDEVDBA,

This is the part 1 of 2.

Script to removed all the constraints from a database to truncate all the tables.

Most of the time this approach is used to deleted all records from a database or set staging

tables from an existing database model.

How to used:

1.- Create table to hold constraints values ( part 2 explain how to revert the process)

2.-Populate table

3.- Create cursor to remove constraints

4.- truncate all data

 

 

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