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Delete a database

Last Updated: Jan 10, 2018

This section describes how to delete a database from an instance on RDS.

Note: If you use RDS for SQL Server 2012, delete the database using a client.


  1. Log on to the RDS console and select the target instance.

  2. Select Database Management in the left-side navigation pane, and the databases in this instance are listed on this page.

  3. From the list, select the database you want to delete and click Delete in the Action column.

    Database List

  4. To confirm, click OK when the dialog box appears.