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CREATE GLOBAL TABLE really supported?

CREATE GLOBAL TABLE really supported?

CREATE GLOBAL TABLE really supported?

(OP)
Does anyone have experience using this feature?   

When I try to run the CREATE GLOBAL TABLE clause, the SQL parser rejects this as invalid syntax.   But, the Postgres documentation has it in there as valid.     I tried researching this, but I am not finding anything that seems to help.  

Btw, when I remove the "GLOBAL" option, the table creates nicely.  

Any suggestions or explanations?

Gary
gwinn7

RE: CREATE GLOBAL TABLE really supported?

well on my server it generates error too, but why do you want to use it anyway? there is no any difference if you create it without global in postgresql

RE: CREATE GLOBAL TABLE really supported?

(OP)
Thank you for responding.  

I was attempting to learn what the GLOBAL meant and if I could use it in a future project.  But, I have disovered that you are right. It essentially does nothing in a PostgreSQL environment and causes an error if you attempt to included it in your script.  

There is a small excerpt in the PostgreSQL documentation, pointed out by rycamor, that it was part of the SQL standard, but not really a supported item.

Gary
gwinn7

RE: CREATE GLOBAL TABLE really supported?

I think u have to use global or local with temp or temporary options
ex.
create global temporary table ...

RE: CREATE GLOBAL TABLE really supported?

(OP)
Nope.  It appears that Postgres does not functionally support this clause.

Gary
gwinn7

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