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CREATE VIEW

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

This statement allows for creating a VIEW in the database catalog:

// Create a new view
create.createView("books_and_authors", "author_id", "first_name", "last_name", "book_id", "title")
      .as(select(AUTHOR.ID, AUTHOR.FIRST_NAME, AUTHOR.LAST_NAME, BOOK.ID, BOOK.TITLE)
          .from(AUTHOR)
          .join(BOOK).on(AUTHOR.ID.eq(BOOK.AUTHOR_ID)))
      .execute();

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

createView("a", "id").as(select(AUTHOR.ID).from(AUTHOR))

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, BigQuery, CockroachDB, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, Redshift, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, SQLite, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Vertica, YugabyteDB

CREATE VIEW a(id)
AS
SELECT AUTHOR.ID
FROM AUTHOR

MemSQL

CREATE VIEW a
AS
SELECT t.id
FROM (
  SELECT AUTHOR.ID id
  FROM AUTHOR
) t

Trino

CREATE VIEW a
AS
SELECT t.id
FROM (
  SELECT AUTHOR.ID
  FROM AUTHOR
) t (id)

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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