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UPDATE .. WHERE

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The WHERE clause allows for adding a conditional expressions to the UPDATE statement, which restricts the rows to be updated.

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

update(BOOK).set(BOOK.TITLE, "New Title").where(BOOK.ID.eq(1))

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, BigQuery, DB2, Derby, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, Sybase, Trino

UPDATE BOOK
SET
  BOOK.TITLE = 'New Title'
WHERE BOOK.ID = 1

Aurora Postgres, CockroachDB, DuckDB, Postgres, Redshift, SQLite, Snowflake, Teradata, Vertica, YugabyteDB

UPDATE BOOK
SET
  TITLE = 'New Title'
WHERE BOOK.ID = 1

Hana

UPDATE BOOK
FROM BOOK
SET
  BOOK.TITLE = 'New Title'
WHERE BOOK.ID = 1

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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