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SCHEMATA (Transact-SQL)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Returns one row for each schema in the current database. To retrieve information from these views, specify the fully qualified name of INFORMATION_SCHEMA.view_name. To retrieve information about all databases in an instance of SQL Server, query the sys.databases (Transact-SQL) catalog view. 

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.

Column name

Data type

Description

CATALOG_NAME 

sysname

Name of current database

SCHEMA_NAME

nvarchar(128)

Returns the name of the schema.

SCHEMA_OWNER 

nvarchar(128)

Schema owner name.

System_CAPS_importantImportant

Do not use INFORMATION_SCHEMA views to determine the schema of an object. The only reliable way to find the schema of an object is to query the sys.objects catalog view.

DEFAULT_CHARACTER_SET_CATALOG 

varchar(6)

Always returns NULL.

DEFAULT_CHARACTER_SET_SCHEMA 

varchar(3)

Always returns NULL.

DEFAULT_CHARACTER_SET_NAME 

sysname

Returns the name of the default character set.

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