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To clean up all of the old records in the database which have a particular URL

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Hi experts,
I need to clean up all of the old records in the database which have a particular URL - for example:
http://am.com/c/links.zx?nocache=1#cause,
Please suggest the query that I can use to do that
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Question by:sqlcurious
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by:UnifiedIS
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This would be the format of a delete query to delete specific records

DELETE FROM tablename
WHERE column = your url
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by:HainKurt
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give more info...
what is your table structure, give some sample data...
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by:sqlcurious
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I am not sure where it would be, it could be in stored procedures or in any columns of a table, so thats the challenge, please let me know if we have a way to figure out where it exists in the first place, thanks!
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You can check stored procedures easily enough by scripting all your objects and dumping it into notepad or Word and then do some "finds".  If it is data within a table and you don't know which table or columns, it's certainly more involved.  
If you don't have too many tables/columns you can just manually query all the columns that could hold it.  SELECT * FROM table WHERE column LIKE '% your url %'

If there are too many tables/columns, you'd probably want to build a looping routine to look at all the tables.
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thanks
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