DROP FOREIGN TABLE
Removes a foreign table.
DROP FOREIGN TABLE [ IF EXISTS ] <name> [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]
DROP FOREIGN TABLE removes an existing foreign table. Only the owner of a foreign table can remove it.
Do not throw an error if the foreign table does not exist. Greenplum Database issues a notice in this case.
The name (optionally schema-qualified) of the foreign table to drop.
Automatically drop objects that depend on the foreign table (such as views), and in turn all objects that depend on those objects.
Refuse to drop the foreign table if any objects depend on it. This is the default.
To destroy two foreign tables,
DROP FOREIGN TABLE films, distributors;
DROP FOREIGN TABLE conforms to ISO/IEC 9075-9 (SQL/MED), except that the standard only allows one foreign table to be dropped per command. The
IF EXISTS clause is a Greenplum Database extension.
ALTER FOREIGN TABLE, CREATE FOREIGN TABLE
Parent topic: SQL Commands