DROP TABLESPACE

Section: SQL Commands ()
Updated: 2008-01-03
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NAME

DROP TABLESPACE - remove a tablespace

 

SYNOPSIS

DROP TABLESPACE tablespacename

 

DESCRIPTION

DROP TABLESPACE removes a tablespace from the system.

A tablespace can only be dropped by its owner or a superuser. The tablespace must be empty of all database objects before it can be dropped. It is possible that objects in other databases may still reside in the tablespace even if no objects in the current database are using the tablespace.  

PARAMETERS

tablespacename
The name of a tablespace.
 

EXAMPLES

To remove tablespace mystuff from the system:

DROP TABLESPACE mystuff;

 

COMPATIBILITY

DROP TABLESPACE is a PostgreSQL extension.  

SEE ALSO

CREATE TABLESPACE [create_tablespace(7)], ALTER TABLESPACE [alter_tablespace(l)]


 

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PARAMETERS
EXAMPLES
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