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DROP DATABASE

The DROP DATABASE statement permanently removes a specified database schema, and all of the tables and views that were created inside. User privileges that are associated with the dropped database remain unaffected.

Synopsis

DropDatabaseStmt
DROPDATABASEIfExistsDBName
IfExists
IFEXISTS

Examples

mysql> SHOW DATABASES;
+--------------------+
| Database           |
+--------------------+
| INFORMATION_SCHEMA |
| PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA |
| mysql              |
| test               |
+--------------------+
4 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> DROP DATABASE test;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.25 sec)

mysql> SHOW DATABASES;
+--------------------+
| Database           |
+--------------------+
| INFORMATION_SCHEMA |
| PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA |
| mysql              |
+--------------------+
3 rows in set (0.00 sec)

MySQL compatibility

This statement is understood to be fully compatible with MySQL. Any compatibility differences should be reported via an issue on GitHub.

See also