DROP VIEW SQL Statement | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - DROP VIEW - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1144-171K
Language
English (United States)

Drops the definition of a specified view from the Data Dictionary.

When you drop a view, the system:

  • Sets an EXCLUSIVE lock on the view.
  • Frees the disk space used by the dropped view and any fallback copy.
  • Removes any explicit access privileges on the object.
  • Removes the metadata for the dropped object from the data dictionary. This includes dropping any statistics collected on the view from DBC.StatsTbl.

ANSI Compliance

DROP VIEW is ANSI SQL:2011-compliant.

Required Privileges

You must have the appropriate DROP privilege on the specified view.