The SQL CREATE DATABASE statement is the SQL command that adds a new database. A database is the outer container for other SQL objects: tables, columns, views, indexes, etc.
Anytime you want to start a new database. For example, you may want to start a new project to integrate customer information and so create a database called CUSTOMER_DB.
The SQL CREATE DATABASE statement is used as follows.
SQL CREATE DATABASE Statement Syntax
CREATE DATABASE <database_name>
SQL CREATE DATABASE Statement Example
The following example creates a new database named CUSTOMER_DB.
CREATE DATABASE customer_db