SHOW CREATE TABLE (Databricks SQL)

Returns the CREATE TABLE statement or CREATE VIEW statement that was used to create a given table or view. SHOW CREATE TABLE on a non-existent table or a temporary view throws an exception.

Syntax

SHOW CREATE TABLE { table_name | view_name }

Parameters

Examples

> CREATE TABLE test (c INT) ROW FORMAT DELIMITED FIELDS TERMINATED BY ','
    STORED AS TEXTFILE
    TBLPROPERTIES ('prop1' = 'value1', 'prop2' = 'value2');

> SHOW CREATE TABLE test;
                                       createtab_stmt
 ----------------------------------------------------
 CREATE TABLE `default`.`test` (`c` INT)
 USING text
 TBLPROPERTIES (
   'transient_lastDdlTime' = '1586269021',
   'prop1' = 'value1',
   'prop2' = 'value2')