49.74. pg_matviews

The view pg_matviews provides access to useful information about each materialized view in the database.

Table 49.75. pg_matviews Columns

Column Type


schemaname name (references pg_namespace.nspname)

Name of schema containing materialized view

matviewname name (references pg_class.relname)

Name of materialized view

matviewowner name (references pg_authid.rolname)

Name of materialized view's owner

tablespace name (references pg_tablespace.spcname)

Name of tablespace containing materialized view (null if default for database)

hasindexes bool

True if materialized view has (or recently had) any indexes

ispopulated bool

True if materialized view is currently populated

definition text

Materialized view definition (a reconstructed SELECT query)