We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

T-SQL Stored Procedure Example of implementing a cascade delete..

1,001 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
Hi,

I want to implement a cascade delete over about 5 tables. I have considered using Sql Server 2005's Cascade delete option on the constraints and would normally do this, but since this is pretty powerful and I am doing a mod I want to put in a more "Localised" solution.

So could you offer up a T-SQL skeleton or some code for a Cascade Delete SP which would be seeded with a UserID. I am actually deleting a user from the ASP.NET membership table with the Membership "DeleteUser" SP, but want to add another SP via trigger to delete all the related records in the application tables.

So what would your solution be for a 5 table cascade delete SP be?

Thanks in advance,

Sam
Comment
Watch Question
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 3 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE