Chapter 5

Creating SQL Views

Key Skills & Concepts

Images    Add Views to the Database

Images    Create Updateable Views

Images    Drop Views from the Database

 

As you learned in Chapter 3, persistent base tables store the SQL data in your database. However, these tables are not always in a useful form if you only want to look at specific data from one table or data from multiple tables. For this reason, the SQL standard supports the use of viewed tables, or views. ...

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