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MySQL 5.6 Reference Manual  /  ...  /  ndb_delete_all — Delete All Rows from an NDB Table

18.4.9 ndb_delete_all — Delete All Rows from an NDB Table

ndb_delete_all deletes all rows from the given NDB table. In some cases, this can be much faster than DELETE or even TRUNCATE TABLE.


ndb_delete_all -c connection_string tbl_name -d db_name

This deletes all rows from the table named tbl_name in the database named db_name. It is exactly equivalent to executing TRUNCATE db_name.tbl_name in MySQL.

The following table includes options that are specific to ndb_delete_all. Additional descriptions follow the table. For options common to most MySQL Cluster programs (including ndb_delete_all), see Section 18.4.27, “Options Common to MySQL Cluster Programs — Options Common to MySQL Cluster Programs”.

Table 18.88 This table describes command-line options for the ndb_delete_all program

Format Description Added or Removed



Name of the database in which the table is found

All MySQL 5.6 based releases



Perform the delete in a single transaction (may run out of operations)

All MySQL 5.6 based releases


Run tup scan

All MySQL 5.6 based releases


Run disk scan

All MySQL 5.6 based releases

  • --transactional, -t

    Use of this option causes the delete operation to be performed as a single transaction.


    With very large tables, using this option may cause the number of operations available to the cluster to be exceeded.

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