Python MySQL – Drop Table
A connector is employed when we have to use MySQL with other programming languages. The work of MySQL-connector is to provide access to MySQL Driver to the required language. Thus, it generates a connection between the programming language and the MySQL Server.
Drop Table Command
Drop command affects the structure of the table and not data. It is used to delete an already existing table. For cases where you are not sure if the table to be dropped exists or not DROP TABLE IF EXISTS command is used. Both cases will be dealt with in the following examples.
DROP TABLE tablename; DROP TABLE IF EXISTS tablename;
The following programs will help you understand this better.
Tables before drop:
Example 1: Program to demonstrate drop if exists. We will try to drop a table which does not exist in the above database.
Example 2: Program to drop table Geeks