You can delete a resource pool by using either SQL Server Management Studio or Transact-SQL.
You cannot delete a resource pool if it contains workload groups.
You cannot delete the Resource Governor default or internal resource pools. You cannot delete a resource pool if it contains workload groups. For more information, see Delete a Workload Group.
Deleting a resource pool requires CONTROL SERVER permission.
To delete a resource pool by using SQL Server Management Studio
In SQL Server Management Studio, open Object Explorer and recursively expand the Management node down to and including Resource Governor.
Right-click the resource pool to be deleted, and then click Delete.
In the Delete Object window, the resource pool is listed in the Object to be deleted list. To delete the resource pool, click OK.
If the resource pool that you are trying to delete contains a workload group, this action will fail.
To delete a resource pool by using Transact-SQL
Run the DROP RESOURCE POOL or DROP EXTERNAL RESOURCE POOL statement specifying the name of the resource pool to delete.
Run the ALTER RESOURCE GOVERNOR RECONFIGURE statement.
The following example drops a workload group named
DROP RESOURCE POOL poolAdhoc; GO ALTER RESOURCE GOVERNOR RECONFIGURE; GO
Resource Governor Resource Pool
Create a Resource Pool
Change Resource Pool Settings
Resource Governor Workload Group
Resource Governor Classifier Function
DROP WORKLOAD GROUP (Transact-SQL)
DROP RESOURCE POOL (Transact-SQL)
ALTER RESOURCE GOVERNOR (Transact-SQL)
DROP EXTERNAL RESOURCE POOL (Transact-SQL)
CREATE EXTERNAL RESOURCE POOL (Transact-SQL)
ALTER EXTERNAL RESOURCE POOL (Transact-SQL)