How can I query for all the tables having a particular column name?

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For writing MySQL query to get all the tables having a particular column name, we can use LIKE operator. It can be understood with the help of an example as follows −

Example

Following is the MySQL query to get all the tables having columns name ‘ID’ in it −

mysql> Select Column_name as 'ColumnName',Table_name As 'Tablename' FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS WHERE COLUMN_NAME LIKE '%ID%' ORDER BY Tablename LIMIT 10;
+-------------+---------------+
| ColumnName  | Tablename     |
+-------------+---------------+
| id          | arena         |
| id          | arena1        |
| ID          | cars          |
| ID          | COLLATIONS    |
| ID          | copy_cars     |
| COUNTRY_ID  | countries     |
| REGION_ID   | countries     |
| Customer_Id | customers     |
| Customer_Id | customer_view |
| id          | emp           |
+-------------+---------------+
10 rows in set, 0 warnings (0.15 sec)
raja
Published on 21-Feb-2018 13:19:07
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