SQL Show Database

SQL Show Databse Query is for showing a list of Databses available on Database server. If you are using a GUI software to access your database (Query Analyser or PHPMYAdmin) then you will be able to see the list of avaialble databases in the software. But if you are using a Shell or Cosole (DOS) then to see list of available databses, the show databases query is useful.

Show databases;

Show databases;

Show database query is used to show all the databases on MYSQL Server. When you install a new mysql Server, by default it will come with one or two databases. That’s why if you use show database command, you will be able to see those databases.