ALTER VIEW

ALTER VIEW

Changes the definition of a view.

Synopsis

ALTER VIEW name RENAME TO newname

Description

ALTER VIEW changes the definition of a view. The only currently available functionality is to rename the view. To execute this command you must be the owner of the view.

Parameters

name
The (optionally schema-qualified) name of an existing filespace.
newname
The new name of the view.

Notes

Some variants of ALTER TABLE can be used with views as well; for example, to rename a view, it is also possible to use ALTER TABLE RENAME. To change the schema or owner of a view, you currently must use ALTER TABLE.

Examples

Rename the view myview to newview:

ALTER VIEW myview RENAME TO newview;

Change the owner of tablespace myfs:

ALTER FILESPACE myfs OWNER TO dba;

Compatibility

ALTER VIEW is a Greenplum Database extension of the SQL standard.

See Also

CREATE VIEW, DROP VIEW in the Greenplum Database Utility Guide