Delete a universe
To delete a universe, in the Yugabyte Platform console, select Delete Universe from the More drop-down list on the Universe Detail page.
- For public clouds, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), the underlying compute instances are terminated after the database has been installed from those nodes.
- For on-premises data centers, the underlying compute instances are no longer marked as
In Usewhich then opens those instances up to be reused for new universes.