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Re: View: Pro Vs Cons
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: January 12, 2011 12:55PM

The usual advantages apply, eg implementing on-the-fly derived columns, defining & limiting user access. A set of Views can replace sets of small tables or of complex column privileges, thus reducing server load, and uniquely named session-specific Views may speed up repeat queries. MySQL Views have particular drawbacks, though: FROM clause subqueries are not supported, and performance can be very poor.

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