How to Drop table in Cassandra?

Cassandra DROP table

DROP TABLE command is used to drop a table.


DROP TABLE <tablename>


Let’s take an example to demonstrate how to drop a table. Here, we drop the student table.

Prior table:

Cassandra Drop table 1

After using the following command:

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DROP TABLE student;

Cassandra Drop table 2

The table named “student” is dropped now. You can use DESCRIBE command to verify if the table is deleted or not. Here the student table has been deleted; you will not find it in the column families list.



Cassandra Drop table 3