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DROP INDEX()			 SQL Commands			  DROP INDEX()



NAME
       DROP INDEX - remove an index


SYNOPSIS
       DROP INDEX name [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]


DESCRIPTION
       DROP INDEX drops an existing index from the database system. To execute
       this command you must be the owner of the index.

PARAMETERS
       name   The name (optionally schema-qualified) of an index to remove.

       CASCADE
	      Automatically drop objects that depend on the index.

       RESTRICT
	      Refuse to drop the index if any objects depend on	 it.  This  is
	      the default.

EXAMPLES
       This command will remove the index title_idx:

       DROP INDEX title_idx;


COMPATIBILITY
       DROP  INDEX is a PostgreSQL language extension. There are no provisions
       for indexes in the SQL standard.

SEE ALSO
       CREATE INDEX [create_index(7)]



SQL - Language Statements	  2010-12-14			  DROP INDEX()
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