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Example of indexed views

--Set the options to support indexed views.

SET NUMERIC_ROUNDABORT OFF;
SET ANSI_PADDING, ANSI_WARNINGS, CONCAT_NULL_YIELDS_NULL, ARITHABORT,
QUOTED_IDENTIFIER, ANSI_NULLS ON;
GO
--Create view with schemabinding.
IF OBJECT_ID ('Sales.vOrders', 'view') IS NOT NULL
DROP VIEW Sales.vOrders ;
GO
CREATE VIEW Sales.vOrders
WITH SCHEMABINDING
AS
SELECT SUM(UnitPrice*OrderQty*(1.00-UnitPriceDiscount)) AS Revenue,
OrderDate, ProductID, COUNT_BIG(*) AS COUNT
FROM Sales.SalesOrderDetail AS od, Sales.SalesOrderHeader AS o
WHERE od.SalesOrderID = o.SalesOrderID
GROUP BY OrderDate, ProductID;
GO
--Create an index on the view.
CREATE UNIQUE CLUSTERED INDEX IDX_V1
ON Sales.vOrders (OrderDate, ProductID);
GO
--This query can use the indexed view even though the view is
--not specified in the FROM clause.
SELECT SUM(UnitPrice*OrderQty*(1.00-UnitPriceDiscount)) AS Rev,
OrderDate, ProductID
FROM Sales.SalesOrderDetail AS od
JOIN Sales.SalesOrderHeader AS o ON od.SalesOrderID=o.SalesOrderID
AND ProductID BETWEEN 700 and 800
AND OrderDate >= CONVERT(datetime,'05/01/2002',101)
GROUP BY OrderDate, ProductID
ORDER BY Rev DESC;
GO
--This query can use the above indexed view.
SELECT OrderDate, SUM(UnitPrice*OrderQty*(1.00-UnitPriceDiscount)) AS Rev
FROM Sales.SalesOrderDetail AS od
JOIN Sales.SalesOrderHeader AS o ON od.SalesOrderID=o.SalesOrderID
AND DATEPART(mm,OrderDate)= 3
AND DATEPART(yy,OrderDate) = 2002
GROUP BY OrderDate
ORDER BY OrderDate ASC;
GO


This example was taken from SQL Server online Help.