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[ aws . glue ]



Removes a specified Database from a Data Catalog.


After completing this operation, you will no longer have access to the tables (and all table versions and partitions that might belong to the tables) and the user-defined functions in the deleted database. AWS Glue deletes these "orphaned" resources asynchronously in a timely manner, at the discretion of the service.

To ensure immediate deletion of all related resources, before calling DeleteDatabase , use DeleteTableVersion or BatchDeleteTableVersion , DeletePartition or BatchDeletePartition , DeleteUserDefinedFunction , and DeleteTable or BatchDeleteTable , to delete any resources that belong to the database.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--catalog-id <value>]
--name <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--catalog-id (string)

The ID of the Data Catalog in which the database resides. If none is supplied, the AWS account ID is used by default.

--name (string)

The name of the Database to delete. For Hive compatibility, this must be all lowercase.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.