Method: projects.instances.delete

Deletes an instance.

Immediately upon completion of the request:

  • Billing ceases for all of the instance's reserved resources.

Soon afterward:

  • The instance and all of its databases immediately and irrevocably disappear from the API. All data in the databases is permanently deleted.

HTTP request

DELETE https://spanner.googleapis.com/v1/{name=projects/*/instances/*}

The URL uses Google API HTTP annotation syntax.

Path parameters

Parameters
name

string

Required. The name of the instance to be deleted. Values are of the form projects/<project>/instances/<instance>

Authorization requires the following Google IAM permission on the specified resource name:

  • spanner.instances.delete

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body will be empty.

Authorization

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/spanner.admin
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/cloud-platform

For more information, see the Auth Guide.

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