How to Create View in SQL

In this article I am going to explain how to create view in SQL.
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Introduction

View in SQL is a virtual table and this table is created on the result set of SQL statement. View is similar to a normal table and also have rows and columns. View may be combination  of some rows and columns of two or more than two tables. You can use SQL function and WHERE clause with View in SQL statement.

To create view we use CREATE VIEW statement with WHERE clause.

A Statement that create vendors table

create table vendors

 (

 vendorid int,

 vendorname varchar(15),

 vendorcity varchar(15),

 vendorstate varchar(15)

 )

Statements that insert data in vendors table

insert into vendors values (20,'vipendra','noida','up')

insert into vendors values (21,'deepak','lucknow','up')

insert into vendors values (22,'rahul','kanpur','up')

insert into vendors values (23,'malay','delhi','delhi')

insert into vendors values (24,'mayank','noida','up')

A Statement that is used to fetch data from vendors table

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A Statement that is used to create a view in sql

create view vendordata

as

select vendorname,vendorcity,vendorstate

from vendors

where vendorid in (select vendorid from mcninvoices)

A Statement that is used to run view

select * from vendordata

Output of view vendordata

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