In this part of the Learn Mongo Series, we will learn how to drop a collection in mongodb. We will drop the
details collection from the database.
We can drop a collection using the
db.collection.drop() command. The syntax is
db.<Collection_name>.drop() . Let's start dropping
show collectionscommand as shown below :
>use students switched to db students > show collections name roll details rollNumber system.indexes >
db.collection.drop()command. We are deleting the
studentsdb as shown below :
>db.details.drop() true >
detailscollection as shown below :
> show collections name roll rollNumber system.indexes >
In this part of learn mongo series , we learned about how we can drop a collection in mongodb. We learned the following commands of mongodb :
use :This command is use to either create a new database or switch to an already existing database.
show collections :This command is used to list all the collections available in the mongodb databases on the console.
db.<Collection_name>.drop() :This command is used to drop the collection.