This topic describes how to delete a database from an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance. You can delete a database by using the ApsaraDB RDS console or an SQL statement.

Delete a database by using the ApsaraDB RDS console

  1. Log on to the ApsaraDB for RDS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Instances. In the top navigation bar, select the region where your RDS instance resides.
    Select a region
  3. Find your RDS instance and click its ID.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click Databases.
  5. Find the database and in the Actions column click Delete.
  6. In the message that appears, click OK.

Delete a database by using an SQL statement

  1. Connect to your RDS instance by using a client. Note that you cannot connect to an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance by using Data Management (DMS). For more information, see Connect to an RDS for MariaDB instance.
  2. Execute the following statement to delete the database:
    drop database <database name>;

Related operations

Operation Description
DeleteDatabase Deletes a database from an ApsaraDB for RDS instance.