MSSQL.drop_database(database_name=None, confirmation_required=True, verbose=False)

Delete/drop a database.

  • database_name (str or None) – database to be disconnected; if database_name=None (default), drop the database being currently currented

  • confirmation_required (bool) – whether to prompt a message for confirmation to proceed, defaults to True

  • verbose (bool or int) – whether to print relevant information in console, defaults to False


>>> from pyhelpers.dbms import MSSQL

>>> testdb = MSSQL(database_name='testdb')
Creating a database: [testdb] ... Done.
Connecting <server_name>@localhost:1433/testdb ... Successfully.
>>> testdb.database_name

>>> testdb.drop_database(verbose=True)  # Delete the database [testdb]
To drop the database [testdb] from <server_name>@localhost:1433
? [No]|Yes: yes
Dropping [testdb] ... Done.

>>> testdb.database_exists(database_name='testdb')
>>> testdb.drop_database(database_name='testdb', verbose=True)
The database [testdb] does not exist.
>>> testdb.database_name