How to Delete A Database In MySQL/MariaDB

August 14, 2019 Liquid Web

In this video, we look at how to list the databases as well as how to delete a MySQL/MariaDB database from the command line.

The commands user are:

mysql - u root -p (enter your password)

DROP DATABASE tutorial_database;

DROP DATABASE IF EXISTS tutorial_database;

SHOW DATABASES; +------------------------------------+ | Database | +------------------------------------+ | information_schema | | mysql | | performance_schema | |webdata | +------------------------------------+ 4 rows in set (0.00 sec)

The related article for this video can be found here: https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/delete-a-mysql-database-on-linux-via-command-line

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Video by: Andrew Casares

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