Deleting All Data from a SQL Server Database: Listing 2

Use AdventureWorks

GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[StoreContact]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[StoreContact]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[StoreContact]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[Store]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[Store]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[Store]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesTerritoryHistory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesTerritoryHistory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesTerritoryHistory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesPersonQuotaHistory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesPersonQuotaHistory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesPersonQuotaHistory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesOrderHeaderSalesReason]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesOrderHeaderSalesReason]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesOrderHeaderSalesReason]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesOrderDetail]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesOrderDetail]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesOrderDetail]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[SalesOrderDetail]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[SalesOrderDetail]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesOrderHeader]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesOrderHeader]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesOrderHeader]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[SalesOrderHeader]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[SalesOrderHeader]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesPerson]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesPerson]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesPerson]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderDetail]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderDetail]
    Print 'Deleted From [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderDetail]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderDetail]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderDetail]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderHeader]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderHeader]
    Print 'Deleted From [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderHeader]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderHeader]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Purchasing].[PurchaseOrderHeader]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [HumanResources].[JobCandidate]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [HumanResources].[JobCandidate]
    Print 'Deleted From [HumanResources].[JobCandidate]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[HumanResources].[JobCandidate]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [HumanResources].[JobCandidate]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [HumanResources].[EmployeePayHistory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [HumanResources].[EmployeePayHistory]
    Print 'Deleted From [HumanResources].[EmployeePayHistory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [HumanResources].[EmployeeDepartmentHistory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [HumanResources].[EmployeeDepartmentHistory]
    Print 'Deleted From [HumanResources].[EmployeeDepartmentHistory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [HumanResources].[EmployeeAddress]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [HumanResources].[EmployeeAddress]
    Print 'Deleted From [HumanResources].[EmployeeAddress]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [HumanResources].[Employee]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [HumanResources].[Employee]
    Print 'Deleted From [HumanResources].[Employee]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[HumanResources].[Employee]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [HumanResources].[Employee]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[CustomerAddress]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[CustomerAddress]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[CustomerAddress]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Purchasing].[VendorAddress]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Purchasing].[VendorAddress]
    Print 'Deleted From [Purchasing].[VendorAddress]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Person].[Address]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Person].[Address]
    Print 'Deleted From [Person].[Address]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Person].[Address]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Person].[Address]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesTaxRate]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesTaxRate]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesTaxRate]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[SalesTaxRate]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[SalesTaxRate]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Person].[StateProvince]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Person].[StateProvince]
    Print 'Deleted From [Person].[StateProvince]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Person].[StateProvince]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Person].[StateProvince]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[BillOfMaterials]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[BillOfMaterials]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[BillOfMaterials]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[BillOfMaterials]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[BillOfMaterials]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SpecialOfferProduct]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SpecialOfferProduct]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SpecialOfferProduct]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[ShoppingCartItem]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[ShoppingCartItem]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[ShoppingCartItem]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[ShoppingCartItem]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[ShoppingCartItem]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Purchasing].[ProductVendor]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Purchasing].[ProductVendor]
    Print 'Deleted From [Purchasing].[ProductVendor]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[WorkOrderRouting]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[WorkOrderRouting]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[WorkOrderRouting]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[WorkOrder]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[WorkOrder]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[WorkOrder]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[WorkOrder]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[WorkOrder]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[TransactionHistory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[TransactionHistory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[TransactionHistory]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[TransactionHistory]',RESEED,100000)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 100000 for [Production].[TransactionHistory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductReview]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductReview]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductReview]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[ProductReview]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[ProductReview]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductProductPhoto]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductProductPhoto]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductProductPhoto]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductListPriceHistory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductListPriceHistory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductListPriceHistory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductInventory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductInventory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductInventory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductDocument]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductDocument]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductDocument]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductCostHistory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductCostHistory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductCostHistory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[Product]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[Product]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[Product]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[Product]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[Product]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductModelIllustration]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductModelIllustration]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductModelIllustration]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductModelProductDescriptionCulture]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductModelProductDescriptionCulture]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductModelProductDescriptionCulture]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductSubcategory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductSubcategory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductSubcategory]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[ProductSubcategory]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[ProductSubcategory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Purchasing].[VendorContact]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Purchasing].[VendorContact]
    Print 'Deleted From [Purchasing].[VendorContact]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[ContactCreditCard]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[ContactCreditCard]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[ContactCreditCard]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[CountryRegionCurrency]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[CountryRegionCurrency]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[CountryRegionCurrency]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[CurrencyRate]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[CurrencyRate]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[CurrencyRate]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[CurrencyRate]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[CurrencyRate]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[Individual]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[Individual]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[Individual]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[Customer]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[Customer]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[Customer]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[Customer]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[Customer]'
END
GO

-- Truncate table [dbo].[AWBuildVersion]
BEGIN
    TRUNCATE TABLE [dbo].[AWBuildVersion]
    Print 'Truncated table [dbo].[AWBuildVersion]'
END
GO

-- Truncate table [dbo].[DatabaseLog]
BEGIN
    TRUNCATE TABLE [dbo].[DatabaseLog]
    Print 'Truncated table [dbo].[DatabaseLog]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [HumanResources].[Department]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [HumanResources].[Department]
    Print 'Deleted From [HumanResources].[Department]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[HumanResources].[Department]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [HumanResources].[Department]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [HumanResources].[Shift]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [HumanResources].[Shift]
    Print 'Deleted From [HumanResources].[Shift]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[HumanResources].[Shift]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [HumanResources].[Shift]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Person].[AddressType]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Person].[AddressType]
    Print 'Deleted From [Person].[AddressType]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Person].[AddressType]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Person].[AddressType]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Person].[Contact]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Person].[Contact]
    Print 'Deleted From [Person].[Contact]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Person].[Contact]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Person].[Contact]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Person].[ContactType]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Person].[ContactType]
    Print 'Deleted From [Person].[ContactType]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Person].[ContactType]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Person].[ContactType]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Person].[CountryRegion]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Person].[CountryRegion]
    Print 'Deleted From [Person].[CountryRegion]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[Culture]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[Culture]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[Culture]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[Document]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[Document]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[Document]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[Document]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[Document]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[Illustration]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[Illustration]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[Illustration]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[Illustration]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[Illustration]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[Location]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[Location]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[Location]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[Location]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[Location]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductCategory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductCategory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductCategory]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[ProductCategory]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[ProductCategory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductDescription]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductDescription]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductDescription]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[ProductDescription]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[ProductDescription]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductModel]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductModel]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductModel]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[ProductModel]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[ProductModel]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ProductPhoto]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ProductPhoto]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ProductPhoto]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[ProductPhoto]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[ProductPhoto]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[ScrapReason]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[ScrapReason]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[ScrapReason]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Production].[ScrapReason]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Production].[ScrapReason]'
END
GO

-- Truncate table [Production].[TransactionHistoryArchive]
BEGIN
    TRUNCATE TABLE [Production].[TransactionHistoryArchive]
    Print 'Truncated table [Production].[TransactionHistoryArchive]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Production].[UnitMeasure]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Production].[UnitMeasure]
    Print 'Deleted From [Production].[UnitMeasure]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Purchasing].[ShipMethod]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Purchasing].[ShipMethod]
    Print 'Deleted From [Purchasing].[ShipMethod]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Purchasing].[ShipMethod]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Purchasing].[ShipMethod]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Purchasing].[Vendor]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Purchasing].[Vendor]
    Print 'Deleted From [Purchasing].[Vendor]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Purchasing].[Vendor]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Purchasing].[Vendor]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[CreditCard]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[CreditCard]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[CreditCard]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[CreditCard]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[CreditCard]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[Currency]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[Currency]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[Currency]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesReason]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesReason]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesReason]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[SalesReason]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[SalesReason]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SalesTerritory]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SalesTerritory]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SalesTerritory]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[SalesTerritory]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[SalesTerritory]'
END
GO

-- Delete From [Sales].[SpecialOffer]
BEGIN
    DELETE FROM [Sales].[SpecialOffer]
    Print 'Deleted From [Sales].[SpecialOffer]'
    DBCC CHECKIDENT ('[Sales].[SpecialOffer]',RESEED,1)
    Print 'Reset Identity Seed To 1 for [Sales].[SpecialOffer]'
END
GO

About the Author

Joe Kunk is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Basic, three-time president of the Greater Lansing User Group for .NET, and developer for Dart Container Corporation of Mason, Michigan. He's been developing software for over 30 years and has worked in the education, government, financial and manufacturing industries. Kunk's co-authored the book "Professional DevExpress ASP.NET Controls" (Wrox Programmer to Programmer, 2009). He can be reached via email at joekunk@gmail.com.