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ALTER TABLESPACE

Name

ALTER TABLESPACE -- change the definition of a tablespace

Synopsis

ALTER TABLESPACE name RENAME TO newname
ALTER TABLESPACE name OWNER TO newowner

Description

ALTER TABLESPACE changes the definition of a tablespace.

Parameters

name

The name of an existing tablespace.

newname

The new name of the tablespace. The new name cannot begin with pg_, as such names are reserved for system tablespaces.

newowner

The new owner of the tablespace. You must be a superuser to change the owner of a tablespace.

Examples

Rename tablespace index_space to fast_raid:

ALTER TABLESPACE index_space RENAME TO fast_raid;

Change the owner of tablespace index_space:

ALTER TABLESPACE index_space OWNER TO mary;

Compatibility

There is no ALTER TABLESPACE statement in the SQL standard.