Dropping a database

A question came up on the forum regarding dropping a database & I realised it was something I hadn’t done before.

SMO provides a set of classes for managing SQL Server. You get SMO when you install the SQL Server management tools

Import the module to load SMO assemblies

import-module sqlps

get the server object and view the databases
$server = New-Object  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server(“w12scorc”)

view the target database

drop the database and view the databases again

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