DROP VIEW SQL Statement | Teradata Vantage - 17.05 - DROP VIEW - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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Release Date
January 2021
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Programming Reference
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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.