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How to delete a PostgreSQL and MySQL Database Instance

Reviewed on 29 January 2024Published on 11 May 2019
Security & Identity (IAM)

To perform certain actions described below, you must either be the Owner of the Organization in which the actions will be performed, or an IAM user with the necessary permissions.

Requirements
  • You have an account and are logged into the Scaleway console
  • You have a PostgreSQL or MySQL Database Instance
  1. Click PostgreSQL and MySQL under Managed Databases on the side menu. A list of your Database Instances displays.
  2. Click the database name or «See more Icon» > More info to access the Database Instance information page.
  3. Scroll down the page to the Delete Database Instance section and click Delete Database Instance. A pop-up appears to inform that:
    Important

    This will permanently destroy your Instance, and all your data will be lost. This action is irreversible.

  4. Type DELETE to confirm and click Delete Database Instance.
    Tip

    Alternatively, you can delete your Instance from your Database Instances list by clicking «See more Icon» next to the Instance name and then Delete.

See also
How to delete a database
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