DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW

DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW

Removes a materialized view.

Synopsis

DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW [ IF EXISTS ] name [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]

Description

DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW drops an existing materialized view. To execute this command, you must be the owner of the materialized view.

Parameters

IF EXISTS
Do not throw an error if the materialized view does not exist. A notice is issued in this case.
name
The name (optionally schema-qualified) of a materialized view to be dropped.
CASCADE
Automatically drop objects that depend on the materialized view (such as other materialized views, or regular views).
RESTRICT

Refuse to drop the materialized view if any objects depend on it. This is the default.

Examples

This command removes the materialized view called order_summary.

DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW order_summary;

Compatibility

DROP MATERIALIZED VIEW is a Greenplum Database extension of the SQL standard.