Sticky Code : Kill Process Session Database in PostgreSQL

Have you ever seen this error message when you are trying to delete particular DB ?

Drop Database in Used

Drop Database in Used

This error message tells us that DB in used and cannot be dropped. And sometimes I feel little bit annoying because I don’t have much time to ask anyone who access / remote DB to close their connection. So what I am going to say is I will force drop db by killing active session. Here is the SQL Script to kill their active session

SELECT pg_terminate_backend(pid)
FROM pg_stat_activity
WHERE pg_stat_activity.datname = 'DB_NAME'
  AND pid <> pg_backend_pid();

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