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RENAME TABLE

This statement renames an existing table to a new name.

Synopsis

RenameTableStmt:

RenameTableStmt

TableToTable:

TableToTable

Examples

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

mysql> SHOW TABLES;
+----------------+
| Tables_in_test |
+----------------+
| t1             |
+----------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> RENAME TABLE t1 TO t2;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.08 sec)

mysql> SHOW TABLES;
+----------------+
| Tables_in_test |
+----------------+
| t2             |
+----------------+
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