OPTIONS

dropDatabase

dropDatabase

The dropDatabase command drops a database, deleting the associated data files. dropDatabase operates on the current database.

In the shell issue the use <database> command, replacing <database> with the name of the database you wish to delete. Then use the following command form:

{ dropDatabase: 1 }

The mongo shell also provides the following equivalent helper method:

db.dropDatabase();

Warning

This command obtains a global write lock and will block other operations until it has completed.

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