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CREATE VIEW

In SQL, a view is a virtual table based on the result set of an SQL statement.

The CREATE VIEW command creates a view.

The following SQL creates a view that selects all customers from Brazil:

Example

CREATE VIEW [Brazil Customers] AS
SELECT CustomerName, ContactName
FROM Customers
WHERE Country = "Brazil";
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Query The View

We can query the view above as follows:

Example

SELECT * FROM [Brazil Customers];
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CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW

The CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW command updates a view.

The following SQL adds the "City" column to the "Brazil Customers" view:

Example

CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW [Brazil Customers] AS
SELECT CustomerName, ContactName, City
FROM Customers
WHERE Country = "Brazil";
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DROP VIEW

The DROP VIEW command deletes a view.

The following SQL drops the "Brazil Customers" view:

Example

DROP VIEW [Brazil Customers];
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