List tables in Db2 database

Query below lists all tables in IBM Db2 database. (only table type)


select tab.tabschema as schema_name,
    tab.tabname as table_name,
from syscat.tables tab
where tab.type = 'T'
    and tab.tabschema not like 'SYS%'
order by tab.tabschema, tab.tabname 


  • schema_name - schema name
  • table_name - table name
  • create_time - date the table was created
  • alter_time - date the table was last modified by using an ALTER statement


  • One row represents one table in the database
  • Scope of rows: all tables in the database
  • Ordered by schema and name

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