Delete a BigQuery dataset in in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Google's BigQuery is an enterprise data warehouse that can execute SQL queries in rapid time. It is highly scalable and runs on Google's infrastructure.

Datasets are top-level containers which contains tables and views. A dataset may contain one or more tables.

IoT Cloud Tester  application provides an easy interface to get the list of datsets in the Google Cloud Platform.

To delete a dataset in BigQuery,

  • In the 'Big Query' tab, click on 'Datasets' tab.
  • Click on 'List Datasets'
  • Select a dataset Id and press 'Delete Dataset'

A DELETE request is made to delete the dataset in BigQuery.