15.10 - DROP VIEW - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
15.10
Release Date
December 2015
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1144-151K
Language
English (United States)

Purpose

Drops the definition of the 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.

Required Privileges

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

Syntax