List tables in MariaDB database

The query below lists tables in current or provided databases .To list tables all user databases use this query.

Query

Current database

select table_schema as database_name,
       table_name
from information_schema.tables
where table_type = 'BASE TABLE'
      and table_schema = database() 
order by database_name, table_name;

Specified database

select table_schema as database_name,
       table_name
from information_schema.tables
where table_type = 'BASE TABLE'
      and table_schema = 'database_name' -- enter your database name here
order by database_name, table_name;

Columns

  • table_schema - database (schema) name
  • table_name - table name

Rows

  • One row: represents one table in a database
  • Scope of rows: all tables in current/selected database
  • Ordered by: table name

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