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How to delete a database

Reviewed on 01 August 2023Published on 01 August 2023
Security & Identity (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 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:
    Important:

    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.
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