Transact-SQL Reference


Contains one row for each table in the current database for which the current user has permissions. The INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES view is based on the sysobjects system table.

To retrieve information from these views, specify the fully qualified name of INFORMATION_SCHEMA view_name.

Column name Data type Description
TABLE_CATALOG nvarchar(128) Table qualifier.
TABLE_SCHEMA nvarchar(128) Table owner.
TABLE_NAME sysname Table name.
TABLE_TYPE varchar(10) Type of table. Can be VIEW or BASE TABLE.

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