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Database Administration
Database Basics : Creating and Deleting Databases : Deleting a database

Deleting a database

Use the PRODEL utility to delete a database. For example:
prodel mysports2000
When you delete a database, PRODEL displays a message that it is deleting all files that start with db-name (the name of the database). PRODEL prompts you to confirm the deletions, depending on your system.
When you delete a database, PRODEL deletes all associated files and extents that were created using the structure description file (database, log, before-image and after-image files, and with two-phase commit, the transaction log file).
Note: The PRODEL utility does not delete the structure description file so that a file of your database structure is retained.