Deleting a Cloud Bigtable Instance


To delete a Cloud Bigtable instance:

  1. List instances in your project.
  2. Click the name of the instance you want to delete.
  3. Click DELETE. A confirmation dialog appears.

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'Delete instance' dialog

  4. Follow the instructions in the confirmation dialog, then click Delete. The instance is permanently deleted.


To delete a Cloud Bigtable instance:

  1. Install the Cloud SDK if you haven't already.
  2. Use the beta bigtable instances delete command to delete a cluster:

    gcloud beta bigtable instances delete INSTANCE

    Where INSTANCE is the permanent identifier for your instance.

    If you are unsure of the instance ID, you can list your existing instances by running the following command:

    gcloud beta bigtable instances list

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