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are Views stored in data base physically or logic

are Views stored in data base physically or logically?. is view a virtual table?
UNIQUE CLUSTERED INDEX used to index the view? Alagappapillai
There is no point in repeating the definition of view here. I ‘request’ u to refer ‘views [SQL Server]’ in BOL, it will clear all doubts. If u r new to sql; BOL(Books Online) is the Bible of SQL Server. You can install it from CD or from Microsoft Site.

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(non-indexed) views are queries stored in db and expanded when used in other queries. Indexes materializes view creating table like structure. As mentioned above, read more in Books-on-line.