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How delete duplicate rows from a Table

Creating Table and Insert some sample Data

CREATE TABLE PROC_DATA_LOG
  (
    CN      VARCHAR2(20 BYTE),
    A_DATA  VARCHAR2(400 BYTE)
  );
Select * from PROC_DATA_LOG;

CN                   A_DATA                                          
-------------------- ------------
1                    Test Data 1
1                    Test Data 1
2                    Test Data 2
3                    Test Data 3
3                    Test Data 3
4                    Test Data 4
5                    Test Data 5

SQL to delete the duplicate rows

DELETE FROM PROC_DATA_LOG  
WHERE ROWID NOT IN (
                    SELECT MAX (ROWID)
                    FROM PROC_DATA_LOG
                    GROUP BY CN
                   );

All duplicate row base on CN is deleted

Select * from PROC_DATA_LOG;

CN                   A_DATA                                                   
-------------------- ------------
1                    Test Data 1
2                    Test Data 2
3                    Test Data 3
4                    Test Data 4
5                    Test Data 5

Delete Duplicate Rows using Analytic functions

DELETE FROM PROC_DATA_LOG
WHERE ROWID IN ( 
        SELECT ROWID
        FROM (
              SELECT
              ROW_NUMBER() OVER (PARTITION BY CN ORDER BY CN) rnk
              FROM   PROC_DATA_LOG
             )
        WHERE rnk>1
        );
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