You can drop/delete/remove a MySQL database easily with the MySQL command. You should be careful while deleting any database because you will lose your all the data available in your database.
- DROP DATABASE database_name;
Let’s take an example to drop a database name “employees”
- DROP DATABASE employees;
It will look like this:
Now you can check that either your database is removed by executing the following query:
- SHOW DATABASES;
Here, you can see that the database “employees” is removed.