delete all records but the last 15 in mysql

Posted on 2012-09-12
Last Modified: 2012-09-13
I am trying to figure out how to write a MySQL statement that will look in my table and delete all records but the last 15 that were inserted

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Question by:cbielich
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    DELETE FROM your_table WHERE your_id_key NOT IN (SELECT your_id_key FROM your_table ORDER BY your_id_key  DESC LIMIT 15)

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