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MS SQL Server - Update all rows

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In this article, we would like to show you how to UPDATE all rows in MS SQL Server.

Quick solution:

UPDATE [table_name]
SET [column_name]= value;

Note:

To update all rows in MS SQL Server you need to omit the WHERE clause.

Practical example

To show how to update all rows, we will use the following users table:

MS SQL Server - example data used to update all rows in the table
MS SQL Server - example data used to update all rows in the table

Note:

At the end of this article you can find database preparation SQL queries.

Example

In this example, we will update department_id value for every user.

Query:

UPDATE [users] SET [department_id]= 10;

Result:

MS SQL Server - update all rows in the table - result
MS SQL Server - update all rows in the table - result

Database preparation

create_tables.sql file:

CREATE TABLE [users] (
	[id] INT IDENTITY(1,1),
	[name] VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL,
	[surname] VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL,
	[department_id] INT,
    [salary] DECIMAL(15,2) NOT NULL,
	PRIMARY KEY ([id])
);

insert_data.sql file:

INSERT INTO [users]
	( [name], [surname], [department_id], [salary])
VALUES
	('John', 'Stewart', 1, '3512.00'),
	('Chris', 'Brown', 2, '1344.00'),
	('Kate', 'Lewis', 3, '6574.00'),
	('Ailisa', 'Gomez', 1, '6500.00'),
	('Gwendolyn', 'James', 2, '4200.00'),
	('Simon', 'Collins', 4, '3320.00'),
	('Taylor', 'Martin', 2, '1500.00'),
	('Andrew', 'Thompson', 1, '2100.00');

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MS SQL Server - Update all rows
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