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What is a view?

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

Here is an example.

create view [sales].[v.salesbyperson2] as select salespersonid, round(totaldue,2) as salesamount from sales.sales

What is a synonym?

A synonym, like the name, is an alternate name we create for another database object.

Here is the syntax:

create synonym [synonym_name] for [server_name].[database_name].[schema_name].[object_name]

What is the trigger?

A trigger is a special kind of stored procedure that automatically executes when an event occurs in the database server.

Regardless of whether or not any table rows are affected.

Here is an example:

create trigger reminder1 on sales.customer after insert, update as raiserror ('notify customer relations', 16, 10); go

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Originally published at on February 7, 2020.

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