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SHOW CREATE TABLE

This statement shows the exact statement to recreate an existing table using SQL.

Synopsis

ShowStmt:

ShowStmt

TableName:

TableName

Examples

mysql> CREATE TABLE t1 (a INT);
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.12 sec)

mysql> SHOW CREATE TABLE t1;
+-------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Table | Create Table                                                                                               |
+-------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| t1    | CREATE TABLE `t1` (
  `a` int(11) DEFAULT NULL
) ENGINE=InnoDB DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8mb4 COLLATE=utf8mb4_bin |
+-------+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

MySQL compatibility

This statement is understood to be fully compatible with MySQL. Any compatibility differences should be reported via an issue on GitHub.

See also

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