DROP VIEW

Applies to: check marked yes Databricks SQL check marked yes Databricks Runtime

Removes the metadata associated with a specified view from the catalog.

Syntax

DROP VIEW [ IF EXISTS ] view_name

Parameter

Examples

-- Assumes a view named `employeeView` exists.
> DROP VIEW employeeView;

-- Assumes a view named `employeeView` exists in the `usersc` schema
> DROP VIEW usersc.employeeView;

-- Assumes a view named `employeeView` does not exist.
-- Throws TABLE_OR_VIEW_NOT_FOUND
> DROP VIEW employeeView;
  [TABLE_OR_VIEW_NOT_FOUND]

-- Assumes a view named `employeeView` does not exist. Try with IF EXISTS
-- this time it will not throw exception
> DROP VIEW IF EXISTS employeeView;