sp_deleteorphans.SQL

Wednesday Apr 8th 1998 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
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While cleaning up data you may create orphan records (before you have created FK constraints). This script purges orphan records from a child table. It takes the arguments of parent_table, child_table and linking_field and then finds all the child records with no parent record and deletes them.

For SQL Server 6.5

Author: Tom De Lancey


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