CTAS syntax for creating tables in MySQL

Create structure, duplicate & back up the table in MySQL

Use of CTAS for creating the Duplicate table with data or only structure (by using where 1 = 0) in the following database as follows:

MySQL: Use CTAS Syntax:

-- Create structure only
CREATE TABLE employees_new LIKE employees;

-- Insert data into backup table
INSERT employees_new SELECT * FROM employees;

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