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From a SELECT

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

Occasionally, creating a table from a SELECT statement is very useful, copying the source table's data types and data.

// Create a new table from a source SELECT statement
create.createTable("book_archive")
      .as(select(BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE).from(BOOK))
      .execute();

// Create a new table from a source SELECT statement and specify that data should be included, explicitly
create.createTable("book_archive")
      .as(select(BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE).from(BOOK))
      .withData()
      .execute();

// Create a new table from a source SELECT statement and specify that data should be excluded, explicitly
create.createTable("book_archive")
      .as(select(BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE).from(BOOK))
      .withNoData()
      .execute();

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

createTable("book_archive")
      .as(select(BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE).from(BOOK))
      .withNoData()

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

ASE, Access, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer

SELECT BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE
INTO book_archive
FROM BOOK
WHERE 1 = 0

Aurora MySQL, MemSQL, Oracle, Redshift, SQLite, Vertica

CREATE TABLE book_archive
AS
SELECT BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE
FROM BOOK
WHERE 1 = 0

Aurora Postgres, Derby, Exasol, Postgres, YugabyteDB

CREATE TABLE book_archive
AS
SELECT BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE
FROM BOOK
WITH NO DATA

CockroachDB, DuckDB, H2, MariaDB, MySQL, Snowflake

CREATE TABLE book_archive
AS
SELECT BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE
FROM BOOK
WHERE FALSE

DB2

CREATE TABLE book_archive
AS (
  SELECT BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE
  FROM BOOK
) WITH NO DATA

HSQLDB, Hana

CREATE TABLE book_archive
AS (
  SELECT BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE
  FROM BOOK
)
WITH NO DATA

Teradata

CREATE TABLE book_archive
AS (
  SELECT BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE
  FROM BOOK
  WHERE 1 = 0
)
WITH DATA

BigQuery, Firebird, Informix, Sybase, Trino

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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