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TABLE

The TABLE statement can be used instead of SELECT * FROM when no aggregation or complex filtering is needed.

Synopsis

TableStmt
TABLETableORDER BYColumnLIMITNUM

Examples

CREATE TABLE t1(id INT PRIMARY KEY);
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.31 sec)
INSERT INTO t1 VALUES (1),(2),(3);
Query OK, 3 rows affected (0.06 sec)
Records: 3  Duplicates: 0  Warnings: 0
TABLE t1;
+----+
| id |
+----+
|  1 |
|  2 |
|  3 |
+----+
3 rows in set (0.01 sec)
TABLE t1 ORDER BY id DESC;
+----+
| id |
+----+
|  3 |
|  2 |
|  1 |
+----+
3 rows in set (0.01 sec)
TABLE t1 LIMIT 1;
+----+
| id |
+----+
|  1 |
+----+
1 row in set (0.01 sec)

MySQL compatibility

The TABLE statement was introduced in MySQL 8.0.19.

See also