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A MilvusClient interface. This method deletes entity(s) based on the primary key ids.

R<DeleteResponse> delete(DeleteIdsParam requestParam);


Use the DeleteIdsParam.Builder to construct a DeleteIdsParam object.

import io.milvus.param.highlevel.dml.DeleteIdsParam;
DeleteIdsParam.Builder builder = DeleteIdsParam.newBuilder();

Methods of DeleteIdsParam.Builder:

Method Description Parameters
withCollectionName(String collectionName) Sets the target collection name. Collection name cannot be empty or null. collectionName: The name of the collection to insert data into.
withPartitionName(tring partitionName) Sets the partition name (Optional). partitionName: The target partition name.
withPrimaryIds(List\ primaryIds) Specifies primaryField ids. PrimaryIds cannot be empty or null.
Note only support the value of primary key.
primaryIds: A list of primary field id.
addPrimaryId(T primaryId) Specifies primaryField id. PrimaryId cannot be empty or null.
Note only support the value of primary key.
primaryId: The id of primary field key.
build() Constructs an DeleteIdsParam object. N/A

The can throw the following exceptions:

  • ParamException: error if the parameter is invalid.


This method catches all the exceptions and returns an R<DeleteResponse> object.

  • If the API fails on the server side, it returns the error code and message from the server.

  • If the API fails by RPC exception, it returns R.Status.Unknown and the error message of the exception.

  • If the API succeeds, it returns a valid DeleteResponse held by the R template.


import io.milvus.param.highlevel.*;
import io.milvus.response.MutationResultWrapper;
import io.milvus.grpc.MutationResult;

List<String> ids = Lists.newArrayList("441966745769900131", "441966745769900133");
DeleteIdsParam param = DeleteIdsParam.newBuilder()
R<DeleteResponse> response = client.delete(param);
if (response.getStatus() != R.Status.Success.getCode()) {

for (Object deleteId : response.getData().getDeleteIds()) {