How can we change the name of a MySQL table?

MySQLMySQLi Database

RENAME command is used to change the name of a MySQL table. Its syntax is as follows −

RENAME table old_tablename to new_tablename2;

Example

In the example below, we rename the table ‘testing’ to ‘test’.

mysql> RENAME table testing to test;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.17 sec)

mysql> Select * from testing;
ERROR 1146 (42S02): Table 'query.testing' doesn't exist

mysql> Select * from test;
+-----+---------+
| id1 | Name    |
+-----+---------+
| 1   | Harshit |
| 2   | Lovkesh |
| 3   | MOHIT   |
| 4   | MOHIT   |
+-----+---------+

4 rows in set (0.02 sec)
raja
Published on 19-Feb-2018 14:18:59
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