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I need to update a SQL database every day in terms of deleting expired entries.Therefore, I have to fields in the db named 'date' and 'expired' (which is the actual date ... How do I get that again?).
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[no name] 16-Aug-13 7:32am
   
How do you get "what" again? Use SELECT to select records, UPDATE to update records and DELETE to delete records.
ZurdoDev 16-Aug-13 7:36am
   
What's the problem?

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If you are using SQL Server, then SQL Server provides an option to define a job. You can define a job and write that query which you execute on daily basis but in a generic way that it can automatically check for the date of the data to be deleted. After you are done, set the settings of that job to be run once a day. Job of Sql Server runs like a service and by setting it run once in a day you are automating your process :)
   

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