How to Rename the Database Name Without Exporting and Importing

(Doc ID 1678164.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Customer needs to know how to rename a large database without having to dump and reload.

This procedure also works to change the case of a table from upper case to lower case, again without dump/reload of data.

Solution

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