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CREATE TABLE AS

Name

CREATE TABLE AS — Creates a new table
CREATE TABLE table [ (column [, ...] ) ]
     AS select_clause
  

Inputs

table

The name of a new table to be created.

column

The name of a column. Multiple column names can be specified using a comma-delimited list of column names.

select_clause

A valid query statement. Refer to SELECT for a description of the allowed syntax.

Outputs

Refer to CREATE TABLE and SELECT for a summary of possible output messages.

Description

CREATE TABLE AS enables a table to be created from the contents of an existing table. It is functionality equivalent to SELECT INTO, but with perhaps a more direct syntax.