MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 7.5 and NDB Cluster 7.6

21.4.28 ndb_show_tables — Display List of NDB Tables

ndb_show_tables displays a list of all NDB database objects in the cluster. By default, this includes not only both user-created tables and NDB system tables, but NDB-specific indexes, internal triggers, and NDB Cluster Disk Data objects as well.

The following table includes options that are specific to the NDB Cluster native backup restoration program ndb_show_tables. Additional descriptions follow the table. For options common to most NDB Cluster programs (including ndb_show_tables), see Section 21.4.32, “Options Common to NDB Cluster Programs — Options Common to NDB Cluster Programs”.

Table 21.298 Command-line options for the ndb_show_tables program

Format Description Added, Deprecated, or Removed



Specifies the database in which the table is found

All MySQL 5.7 based releases



Number of times to repeat output

All MySQL 5.7 based releases



Return output suitable for MySQL LOAD DATA INFILE statement

All MySQL 5.7 based releases


Show table temporary flag

All MySQL 5.7 based releases



Limit output to objects of this type

All MySQL 5.7 based releases



Do not qualify table names

All MySQL 5.7 based releases


ndb_show_tables [-c connection_string]

Only user-created NDB Cluster tables may be accessed from MySQL; system tables such as SYSTAB_0 are not visible to mysqld. However, you can examine the contents of system tables using NDB API applications such as ndb_select_all (see Section 21.4.25, “ndb_select_all — Print Rows from an NDB Table”).