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drop_collection()

This operation drops a collection.

Request syntax

drop_collection(collection_name: str) -> None

PARAMETERS:

  • collection_name (str) -

    [REQUIRED]

    The name of an existing collection.

Examples

from pymilvus import MilvusClient

# 1. Set up a milvus client
client = MilvusClient(
    uri="http://localhost:19530",
    token="root:Milvus"
)

# 2. Create a collection
client.create_collection(
    collection_name="test_collection",
    dimension=5
)

# 3. List collections
res = client.list_collections() 

# ['test_collection']

# 4. Drop the collection
client.drop_collection(collection_name="test_collection")

# 5. List collections
res = client.list_collections() 

# []