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Syntax:

CREATE [TEMPORARY] TABLE [IF NOT EXISTS] tbl_name (create_definition,...) [table_option] ... [partition_options]

Or:

CREATE [TEMPORARY] TABLE [IF NOT EXISTS] tbl_name [(create_definition,...)] [table_option] ... [partition_options] select_statement

Or:

CREATE [TEMPORARY] TABLE [IF NOT EXISTS] tbl_name { LIKE old_tbl_name | (LIKE old_tbl_name) }

create_definition: col_name column_definition | [CONSTRAINT [symbol]] PRIMARY KEY [index_type] (index_col_name,...) [index_option] ... | {INDEX|KEY} [index_name] [index_type] (index_col_name,...) [index_option] ... | [CONSTRAINT [symbol]] UNIQUE [INDEX|KEY] [index_name] [index_type] (index_col_name,...) [index_option] ... | {FULLTEXT|SPATIAL} [INDEX|KEY] [index_name] (index_col_name,...) [index_option] ... | [CONSTRAINT [symbol]] FOREIGN KEY [index_name] (index_col_name,...) reference_definition | CHECK (expr)

column_definition: data_type [NOT NULL | NULL] [DEFAULT default_value] [AUTO_INCREMENT] [UNIQUE [KEY] | [PRIMARY] KEY] [COMMENT 'string'] [COLUMN_FORMAT {FIXED|DYNAMIC|DEFAULT}] [STORAGE {DISK|MEMORY|DEFAULT}] [reference_definition] | data_type [GENERATED ALWAYS] AS ( <expression> ) {VIRTUAL | PERSISTENT} [UNIQUE] [UNIQUE KEY] [COMMENT 'string']

data_type: BIT[(length)] | TINYINT[(length)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | SMALLINT[(length)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | MEDIUMINT[(length)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | INT[(length)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | INTEGER[(length)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | BIGINT[(length)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | REAL[(length,decimals)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | DOUBLE[(length,decimals)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | FLOAT[(length,decimals)] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | DECIMAL[(length[,decimals])] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | NUMERIC[(length[,decimals])] [UNSIGNED] [ZEROFILL] | DATE | TIME[(microsecond precision)] | TIMESTAMP[(microsecond precision)] | DATETIME[(microsecond precision)] | YEAR | CHAR[(length)] [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | VARCHAR(length) [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | BINARY[(length)] | VARBINARY(length) | TINYBLOB | BLOB | MEDIUMBLOB | LONGBLOB | TINYTEXT [BINARY] [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | TEXT [BINARY] [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | MEDIUMTEXT [BINARY] [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | LONGTEXT [BINARY] [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | ENUM(value1,value2,value3,...) [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | SET(value1,value2,value3,...) [CHARACTER SET charset_name] [COLLATE collation_name] | spatial_type

index_col_name: col_name [(length)] [ASC | DESC]

index_type: USING {BTREE | HASH | RTREE}

index_option: KEY_BLOCK_SIZE [=] value | index_type | WITH PARSER parser_name

reference_definition: REFERENCES tbl_name (index_col_name,...) [MATCH FULL | MATCH PARTIAL | MATCH SIMPLE] [ON DELETE reference_option] [ON UPDATE reference_option]

reference_option: RESTRICT | CASCADE | SET NULL | NO ACTION

table_option: ENGINE [=] engine_name | AUTO_INCREMENT [=] value | AVG_ROW_LENGTH [=] value | [DEFAULT] CHARACTER SET [=] charset_name | CHECKSUM [=] {0 | 1} | [DEFAULT] COLLATE [=] collation_name | COMMENT [=] 'string' | CONNECTION [=] 'connect_string' | DATA DIRECTORY [=] 'absolute path to directory' | DELAY_KEY_WRITE [=] {0 | 1} | INDEX DIRECTORY [=] 'absolute path to directory' | INSERT_METHOD [=] { NO | FIRST | LAST } | KEY_BLOCK_SIZE [=] value | MAX_ROWS [=] value | MIN_ROWS [=] value | PACK_KEYS [=] {0 | 1 | DEFAULT} | PASSWORD [=] 'string' | ROW_FORMAT [=] {DEFAULT|DYNAMIC|FIXED|COMPRESSED|REDUNDANT|COMPACT} | TABLESPACE tablespace_name [STORAGE {DISK|MEMORY|DEFAULT}] | UNION [=] (tbl_name[,tbl_name]...)

partition_options: PARTITION BY { [LINEAR] HASH(expr) | [LINEAR] KEY(column_list) | RANGE(expr) | LIST(expr) } [PARTITIONS num] [SUBPARTITION BY { [LINEAR] HASH(expr) | [LINEAR] KEY(column_list) } [SUBPARTITIONS num] ] [(partition_definition [, partition_definition] ...)]

partition_definition: PARTITION partition_name [VALUES {LESS THAN {(expr) | MAXVALUE} | IN (value_list)}] [[STORAGE] ENGINE [=] engine_name] [COMMENT [=] 'comment_text' ] [DATA DIRECTORY [=] 'data_dir'] [INDEX DIRECTORY [=] 'index_dir'] [MAX_ROWS [=] max_number_of_rows] [MIN_ROWS [=] min_number_of_rows] [TABLESPACE [=] tablespace_name] [NODEGROUP [=] node_group_id] [(subpartition_definition [, subpartition_definition] ...)]

subpartition_definition: SUBPARTITION logical_name [[STORAGE] ENGINE [=] engine_name] [COMMENT [=] 'comment_text' ] [DATA DIRECTORY [=] 'data_dir'] [INDEX DIRECTORY [=] 'index_dir'] [MAX_ROWS [=] max_number_of_rows] [MIN_ROWS [=] min_number_of_rows] [TABLESPACE [=] tablespace_name] [NODEGROUP [=] node_group_id]

select_statement: [IGNORE | REPLACE] [AS] SELECT ... (Some legal select statement)

Description:

CREATE TABLE creates a table with the given name. You must have the CREATE privilege for the table.

Rules for allowable table names are given in http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/identifiers.html. By default, the table is created in the default database. An error occurs if the table exists, if there is no default database, or if the database does not exist.

Microsecond precision can be between 0-6. This was added in MariaDB 5.3

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