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Old 10-27-2009, 11:49 PM
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Default Automatically delete records from database after a period of time

Hi all,

I am writing a website in ASP.net and database MySQL.
I want to delete the certain records from my database after a number of days, how can I accomplish that?

For example user has inserted many rows of records into the database table everyday. But for each record, it must be automatically be deleted after 30days.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:59 AM
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The table must have a Date column type (i.e. DataCreation) which you store the data of record creation.

Next you can delete the records

WHERE DateDiff("d", DataCreation, CurrentDate)  >= NumberDays
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