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How to delete a database

Reviewed on 08 February 2024Published on 01 August 2023
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.

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

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

  5. Type DELETE to confirm and click Delete database.
See also
How to manage Read ReplicasHow to delete a Database Instance
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