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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - SQL Usage » Tables, views, and indexes » Materialized views


Creating a materialized view

Create a materialized view to store data from queries that are frequently executed and that result in repetitive aggregation and join operations on large amounts of data. Materialized views can improve performance by precomputing expensive operations in the form of a view that is stored on disk.


You must have DBA or RESOURCE authority.

Context and remarks


 Create a materialized view using Sybase Central
  1. Use the SQL Anywhere 12 plug-in to connect to the database.

  2. In the left pane, right-click Views and click New » Materialized View.

  3. Follow the instructions in the Create Materialized View Wizard.


A non-initialized materialized view is created in the database. It does not have any data in it yet.


You must initialize the materialized view to populate it with data before you can use it.

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