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3.3.39 DROP TABLESPACE

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 employee_space from the system:

DROP TABLESPACE employee_space;

See Also

ALTER TABLESPACE

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