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The ALTER DATABASE statement applies a schema change to a database.

To understand how CockroachDB changes schema elements without requiring table locking or other user-visible downtime, see Online Schema Changes in CockroachDB.

For information on using ALTER DATABASE, see the documents for its relevant subcommands.

Subcommand Description
RENAME Change the name of a database.

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