/PostgreSQL 10

51.32. pg_namespace

The catalog pg_namespace stores namespaces. A namespace is the structure underlying SQL schemas: each namespace can have a separate collection of relations, types, etc. without name conflicts.

Table 51.32. pg_namespace Columns

Name Type References Description
oid oid Row identifier (hidden attribute; must be explicitly selected)
nspname name Name of the namespace
nspowner oid pg_authid.oid Owner of the namespace
nspacl aclitem[] Access privileges; see GRANT and REVOKE for details

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