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SHOW CREATE DATABASE

SHOW CREATE DATABASE is used to show the exact SQL statement for re-creating an existing database. SHOW CREATE SCHEMA is a synonym for it.

Synopsis

ShowCreateDatabaseStmt:

ShowCreateDatabaseStmt
SHOWCREATEDATABASESCHEMAIFNOTEXISTSDBName

Examples

CREATE DATABASE test;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.12 sec)
SHOW CREATE DATABASE test;
+----------+------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Database | Create Database                                                  |
+----------+------------------------------------------------------------------+
| test     | CREATE DATABASE `test` /*!40100 DEFAULT CHARACTER SET utf8mb4 */ |
+----------+------------------------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)
SHOW CREATE SCHEMA IF NOT EXISTS test;
+----------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Database | Create Database                                                                           |
+----------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| test     | CREATE DATABASE /*!32312 IF NOT EXISTS*/ `test` /*!40100 DEFAULT CHARACTER SET utf8mb4 */ |
+----------+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

MySQL compatibility

SHOW CREATE DATABASE is expected to be fully compatible with MySQL. If you find any compatibility differences, submit a GitHub issue.

See also

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