SQL Query assistance


Need to write a script to do the following

delete from GLF_BAT_LNE where  LEFT(accnbri, 3)  is not equal to the following "201", "202", "203", "207", "211"

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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
delete from GLF_BAT_LNE where  LEFT(accnbri, 3)  not in ('201', '202' ,'203', '207', '211' )
Matthew34Author Commented:
Thanks how can I run a number of similar queries all at once?
Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
something like this in a transaction block. depending on the size of the tables, it may cause some performance issues, prefer to do this offpeak hours

begin tran
delete from GLF_BAT_LNE1 where  LEFT(accnbri, 3)  not in ('201', '202' ,'203', '207', '211' )
delete from anotherTable  where  LEFT(anothreColumn, 3)  not in ('2we')
commit tran

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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