Remove all rows from a table. Truncate does not log row deletions in the transaction log.
Syntax TRUNCATE TABLE [schema.] table [;] TRUNCATE TABLE [database.[schema].] table [;]
TRUNCATE TABLE will remove all rows from a table, but retains the table structure (columns, constraints, indexes etc.)
TRUNCATE TABLE MySchema.MyTable;
"At a good table we may go to school" - Thomas Fuller
DELETE - Remove rows one at a time and record an entry in the transaction log for each.
DROP TABLE - Remove the table definition in addition to its data
Equivalent Oracle command: TRUNCATE TABLE