DROP TABLE 

Remove the named table.

Remove the named table.

Synopsis 

DROP TABLE IF EXISTS keyspace_name.table_name
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  • Lowercase means not literal
  • Italics mean optional
  • The pipe (|) symbol means OR or AND/OR
  • Ellipsis (...) means repeatable

A semicolon that terminates CQL statements is not included in the synopsis.

Description 

A DROP TABLE statement results in the immediate, irreversible removal of a table, including all data contained in the table. You can also use the alias DROP COLUMNFAMILY.

Example 

DROP TABLE worldSeriesAttendees;