Teradata Package for Python Function Reference - 17.00 - db_drop_table - Teradata Package for Python

Teradata® Package for Python Function Reference

Product
Teradata Package for Python
Release Number
17.00
Release Date
April 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B700-4008-070K
Language
English (United States)
teradataml.dbutils.dbutils.db_drop_table = db_drop_table(table_name, schema_name=None)
DESCRIPTION:
    Drops the table from the given schema.
 
PARAMETERS:
    table_name:
        Required Argument
        Specifies the table name to be dropped.
        Types: str
 
    schema_name:
        Optional Argument
        Specifies schema of the table to be dropped. If schema is not specified, function drops table from the
        current database.
        Default Value: None
        Types: str
 
RETURNS:
    True - if the operation is successful.
 
RAISES:
    TeradataMlException - If the table doesn't exist.
 
EXAMPLES:
    >>> load_example_data("dataframe", "admissions_train")
 
    # Drop table in current database
    >>> db_drop_table(table_name = 'admissions_train')
 
    # Drop table from the given schema
    >>> db_drop_table(table_name = 'admissions_train', schema_name = 'alice')