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SCHEMA_NAME (Transact-SQL)

Returns the schema name associated with a schema ID.

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SCHEMA_NAME ( [ schema_id ] )

Term

Definition

schema_id

The ID of the schema. schema_id is an int. If schema_id is not defined, SCHEMA_NAME will return the name of the default schema of the caller.

sysname

Returns NULL when schema_id is not a valid ID.

SCHEMA_NAME returns names of system schemas and user-defined schemas. SCHEMA_NAME can be called in a select list, in a WHERE clause, and anywhere an expression is allowed.

A. Returning the name of the default schema of the caller

SELECT SCHEMA_NAME();
GO

B. Returning the name of a schema by using an ID

USE AdventureWorks2008R2;
GO
SELECT SCHEMA_NAME(5);
GO

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