Update a record partially - 6.3

MDM query language and REST data access

Data Governance > Consolidating data
Data Governance > Retrieving data
Talend MDM Server
Talend MDM Web UI
Update a data record partially in the specified data container.


PATCH /data/{containerName}

Although "PATCH" is a valid HTTP verb, not all REST tools support it. For more information, see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4260084/testing-tools-for-rest-that-support-http-patch.

Request URL


Query parameters

  • containerName: This is a String value which specifies the name of the data container in which you want to update a data record partially.
  • containerType: This is a String value which represents the type of the data container. It is either ‘MASTER’ (default) or ‘STAGING’.

Request Body

An XML representation of the new data record you want to use to replace the existing one.

The id element(s) in the request body determine which record is to be updated.


  • Authorization: Basic Authentication scheme

Response Body

no content

Response Code

200 - If the operation is executed successfully, the data record which is identified by the id element(s) will be updated partially according to the provided input.