How to Truncate a Table in Snowflake

When we want to delete the entire content of a table at a time, we will use the “Truncate” command. In this blog, you will learn to use the Truncate command and delete the data.

Truncate a Table in Snowflake

We will use the Truncate command to empty the data of our Snowflake table. The syntax for the Truncate:

truncate table name
truncate users1;

If the table has the “ÄUTO_INCREMENT” column, the counter for it will not reset. This behaviour is different from other databases like SQL SERVER, for example, where we don’t require to reset the counter yourself.

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Conclusion

Deleting a table and its structure is possible through only the “Truncate” command. I hope this blog offers you sufficient information about Truncate command syntax and working with truncate command.

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Keerthi Sai is a Senior Writer at Mindmajix with tons of content creation experience in the areas of cloud computing, BI, Perl Scripting. She also creates content on Salesforce, Microstrategy, and Cobit.

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