Drop collection from database in mongoDB

db.collection.drop() is used to drop a collection from the database.

Syntax: db.collection.drop()

use TEST

show collections     <——— check the available collections into your database TEST.

db.student.drop()    <——– Check and verify the student collection has been drop from TEST Database.



Drop Database in mongoDB

db.dropDatabase() command is used to drop a existing database.

Syntax: db.dropDatabase()


show dbs     <—– check the database list and select you want to drop.

use TEST      <—– Put the db in usable state.

db.dropDatabase()    <—— Now the Test database has been drop check & verify with show dbs command.






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