DROP TABLESPACE

DROP TABLESPACE

Removes a tablespace.

Synopsis

DROP TABLESPACE [IF EXISTS] 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

IF EXISTS
Do not throw an error if the tablespace does not exist. A notice is issued in this case.
tablespacename
The name of the tablespace to remove.

Examples

Remove the tablespace mystuff:

DROP TABLESPACE mystuff;

Compatibility

DROP TABLESPACE is a Greenplum Database extension.