How to find names of all columns and its datatype of a table?

Is there a command similar to "DESCRIBE" to get details of a table i.e the column names and its datatype

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  • Hi Smitha Vivekanandan -  thanks for writing in and apologies for the delayed response.

    If I understand you correctly, you are trying to get the name of the columns within a table and the data types? If so, you can use the following: 

    SHOW DATABASES;  //lists the databases on the server

    SHOW COLUMNS IN DATABASE <the name of the DB> // this will contain all table columns/schemas in a database along with datatypes. 

    I hope this answer helps. Please don't hesitate to write into our in-product chat if you have any additional questions.

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