Deleting a Relational DB Instance

Updated by Christine Parr on Jan 25, 2016


This article is to support customers of Relational DB Service, CenturyLink's database-as-a-service product. These instructions are specific to deleting a subscription that was created through the Control Portal.


CenturyLink's MySQL-compatible Relational DB Service is a database-as-a-service product that provides instant access to a MySQL-compatible database instance with SSL support, daily backups, restore functionality, basic monitoring and a replication option with auto-failover. Users can configure the amount of CPU, Memory, and Storage based on their database needs. They can choose to replicate their instance in a datacenter for a more highly available solution. As the customer's capacity needs grown, they can easily scale their CPU, RAM, and/or Storage with the click of a button.


  • Access to the CenturyLink Cloud Platform as an authorized user
  • Existing Relational DB Instance

Deleting a Relational DB Instance

  1. Browse to CenturyLink Cloud’s Relational DB UI through the Control Portal or directly at

  2. Navigate to the “Database Instances” screen. Identify and click on the database subscription you would like to delete. This takes you to a details screen specific to that subscription.

  3. From the details screen. Click the 'delete' button in the upper right corner of the page. Then, click 'Yes' when prompted. DeleteDB

  4. If you have questions or feedback, please submit them to our team by emailing [email protected].

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