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How to drop a table in SQL Server

It's common for database maintenance to involve removing pointless tables. To complete this work with SQL Server, we have three options: the DELETE command removes rows from tables, the TRUNCATE TABLE command clears the data in the table without affecting its structure, and the DROP TABLE command deletes the table completely.

This post will examine the SQL Server DROP TABLE command and explain how to remove a single or several tables from the database. Additionally, it will show you how to make sure a table exists before deleting it.

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