Efficently Removing Table Data in Oracle

Efficiently Removing Table Data

TRUNCATE statement to remove all data from a table:

SQL> truncate table emp;

If you don’t want the TRUNCATE statement to de-allocate the currently allocated extents, then use the REUSE STORAGE clause:

SQL> truncate table emp reuse storage;

TRUNCATE statement is often used when working with partitioned tables.

alter table f_sales truncate partition p_2012;

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