ALTER TABLESPACE

Section: SQL Commands ()
Updated: 2008-01-03
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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.

You must own the tablespace to use ALTER TABLESPACE. To alter the owner, you must also be a direct or indirect member of the new owning role. (Note that superusers have these privileges automatically.)  

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.
 

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.  

SEE ALSO

CREATE TABLESPACE [create_tablespace(7)], DROP TABLESPACE [drop_tablespace(l)]


 

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