15.00 - DELETE USER 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
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B035-1184-015K

DELETE USER 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 user …

global temporary

  • If you specify ALL, then all objects, including the materialized global temporary tables within the target user, 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 user are dropped.
  • volatile

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