SHOW TABLES syntaxΒΆ

SHOW TABLES [ LIKE pattern ]

SHOW TABLES statement enumerates all currently active indexes along with their types. Existing index types are local, distributed, rt,and template respectively. Example:

mysql> SHOW TABLES;
+-------+-------------+
| Index | Type        |
+-------+-------------+
| dist1 | distributed |
| rt    | rt          |
| test1 | local       |
| test2 | local       |
+-------+-------------+
4 rows in set (0.00 sec)

An optional LIKE clause is supported. Refer to SHOW META syntax for its syntax details.

mysql> SHOW TABLES LIKE '%4';
+-------+-------------+
| Index | Type        |
+-------+-------------+
| dist4 | distributed |
+-------+-------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)