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SHOW DATABASES

This statement shows a list of databases that the current user has privileges to. Databases which the current user does not have access to will appear hidden from the list. The information_schema database always appears first in the list of databases.

SHOW SCHEMAS is an alias of this statement.

Synopsis

ShowStmt:

ShowStmt

ShowTargetFilterable:

ShowTargetFilterable

Examples

mysql> SHOW DATABASES; +--------------------+ | Database | +--------------------+ | INFORMATION_SCHEMA | | PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA | | mysql | | test | +--------------------+ 4 rows in set (0.00 sec) mysql> CREATE DATABASE mynewdb; Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.10 sec) mysql> SHOW DATABASES; +--------------------+ | Database | +--------------------+ | INFORMATION_SCHEMA | | PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA | | mynewdb | | mysql | | test | +--------------------+ 5 rows 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.

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