Update Functions

This topic describes the built-in SPARQL functions that are used to update data.

  • CLEAR: Deletes all of the triples in a graph without deleting the graph.
  • CREATE: Creates a new empty graph.
  • COPY: Copies triples from the database to Turtle files on disk.
  • DELETE and DELETE DATA: Deletes the specified graph or triple patterns or specific triples from the database.
  • DROP: Deletes a graph and all of its triples.
  • INSERT and INSERT DATA: Inserts the specified graph or triple patterns or specific triples to the database.
  • LOAD: Loads data to the database from a file or files. For more information, see Loading Triple and Quad Files.