Database Views



Database views define a transformation rule that is processed when the underlying data item is accessed [PZ11]. Thus, views describe a structured subset of the complete data available in the database.


  1. [GBLP96]
    J. Gray, A. Bosworth, A. Layman, H. Pirahesh, Data cube: a relational aggregation operator generalizing group-by, cross-tab, and sub-total, in ICDE, ed. by S.Y.W. Su (IEEE Computer Society, 1996), pp. 152–159Google Scholar
  2. [PZ11]
    H. Plattner, A. Zeier, In-Memory Data Management (Springer, Heidelberg, 2011)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hasso Plattner InstitutePotsdamGermany

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