15.00 - DELETE DATABASE and Global Temporary or Volatile Tables - Teradata Database

Teradata Database SQL Data Definition Language Detailed Topics

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
15.00
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1184-015K

DELETE DATABASE and Global Temporary or Volatile Tables

Rules for temporary and volatile tables are as follows:

 

IF a table is this type …

THEN the following things occur when you delete a database …

global temporary

  • If you specify ALL, then all objects, including the materialized global temporary tables within the target database, are dropped.
  • If you do not specify ALL, the request aborts if there are any materialized global temporary tables; else all objects in the target database are dropped.
  • volatile

    All objects in the target database are dropped except volatile tables.