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:

DropDatabaseStmt

DatabaseSym:

DatabaseSym

IfExists:

IfExists

DBName:

DBName

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