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How to delete a PostgreSQL and MySQL Database Instance

Published on 11 May 2019
Identity and Access Management (IAM):

If you have activated IAM, you may need certain IAM permissions to carry out some actions described on this page. This means:

  • you are the Owner of the Scaleway Organization in which the actions will be carried out, or
  • you are an IAM user of the Organization, with a policy granting you the necessary permission sets
Requirements:
  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 this 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.

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