Remove the named table.
DROP TABLE IF EXISTS keyspace_name.table_name
- Uppercase means literal
- Lowercase means not literal
- Italics mean optional
- The pipe (|) symbol means OR or AND/OR
- Ellipsis (...) means repeatable
- Orange ( and ) means not literal, indicates scope
A semicolon that terminates CQL statements is not included in the synopsis.
A DROP TABLE statement results in the immediate, irreversible removal of a table, including all data contained in the table. You can also use the alias DROP COLUMNFAMILY.
Dropping a table triggers an automatic snapshot, which backs up the data only, not the schema.
DROP TABLE worldSeriesAttendees;